Monthly Archives: December 2010

Drop-Side Cribs Banned Due to Safety Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved new mandatory standards to address the hazards of cribs. In the last five years alone, the CPSC has announced recalls of over 9 million drop-side cribs due to hazards of strangulation … Continue reading

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Family Blames Ford Motor Co. for Loved One’s Death

Sean Bowman, a 28-year-old Whitman, Massachusetts resident and Coast Guard veteran with two daughters, was driving to college, when his Ford Windstar’s rear axle cracked in half, sending the minivan into a building. He died as a result of the … Continue reading

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The Season for Holiday Related Injuries – 20 Tips on How to Avoid Injury

The holiday season has arrived, and as consumers decorate their homes, it is important that they take proper safety precautions to avoid fires and injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), approximately 12,000 consumers must be treated … Continue reading

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Amertac Recalls Night Lights Due To Fire And Burn Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) along with American Tack & Hardware Co. Inc. (AmerTac) has recalled about 272,000 of the Forever-Glo® Cylinder Nite Lites. It is recommended that consumers stop using this product immediately due to the fire … Continue reading

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