“CPSC “Fireworks Safety”

If your state allows use of fireworks, please be safe and read what's at risk if you aren't careful. Be Safe and have a great Independance Day!

CPSC “Fireworks Safety 2014”

We have an updated version of our Fireworks Injuries infographic. The risks are the same. The only change is in the numbers.        

The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2012 Release #13-066 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging parents of young children to anchor and stabilize their televisions, … Continue reading The Tipping Point: Highest Number of TV and Furniture Tip-Over Deaths Recorded By CPSC in 2011

Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2012 Release #12-273 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 506-4636 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Death of Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress Two-year-old strangles in cord WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Blind Xpress of … Continue reading Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2012 Release #12-253 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 383-7323 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2012 Release #12-244 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 918-8760 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: (888) 240-2749 GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer … Continue reading GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2012 Release #12-240 Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 400-4641 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Sears Recalls Kenmore® Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall … Continue reading Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Bel Air Lighting Recalls 99,700 Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2012 Release #12-198 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 770-7018 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bel Air Lighting Recalls Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today … Continue reading Bel Air Lighting Recalls 99,700 Outdoor Wall Mount Lanterns Due to Fire, Burn and Shock Hazards

Big Lots Recalls 70,500 Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2012 Release #12-200 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 244-5687 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Big Lots Recalls Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Big Lots Recalls 70,500 Portable Ceramic Space Heaters Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazard

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 05/29/2012 Campaigns/ Other Fire Prevention Activities Albany firefighters want parents to stress fire safety - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Digest – May 30, 2012