CPSC is keeping you safe at the Ports!
Are you last-minute holiday shopping? If so, take some time to watch CPSCâs first Google+ Hangout.
Do you have an old wooden storage chest lying around your home? Maybe, itâs in an attic? Maybe, youâve put it in your childâs room?
Recently, two Boston-area children tragically died while playing hide and seek in a chest. The children reportedly climbed into a Lane hope chest that latched shut automatically. There was no way to open the airtight chest from the inside.
How things have changed when it comes to toy safety. Back in 2008, 172 toys were recalled â 19 due to lead.
In 2012, about 95,000 people suffered injuries of such a serious nature that there were taken to an emergency room for treatment. Between 2000 and 2009, 22 families lost a loved one from a trampoline mishap.
The Safety Guides, Safety Alerts, and Neighborhood Safety Network posters listed below are available to download from CPSCâs website.
CPSC Safety Alerts and Neighborhood Safety Network posters are not available to order. If you would like to use these safety publications, they are free to download and print.
CPSC is a federal agency that protects the public against unreasonable risks of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. If you've had a safety problem with a consumer product, contact us at SaferProducts.gov or our Hotline.
Register your child's products so the manufacturer can contact you if there is a recall.
Coaches and Parents: Heads up! To avoid brain injuries, make sure your athletes wear their football helmets properly and use them safely. Watch for signs of concussions. Inspect football helmets for damage. Recondition football helmets periodically and replace them no more than 10 years after they are manufactured.
Prevent falls from bleachers. Use CPSCâs guidelines when retrofitting.
Falls and fires are two leading causes of unintentional injuries and deaths among adults 65 and older. Make your home safer by following these tips.
Concerned about formaldehyde in your home? Learn how to reduce your exposure.
If you own a small business that manufactures, imports, distributes, or sells a consumer product, your business must comply with all federal consumer product safety laws.
Buying promotional products that comply with federal safety laws is important because compliant and safe products protect American children and families from harm. And by distributing only products certified as compliant, you protect your companyâs brand, your customers, and your corporate identity.
Public safety officials regularly see injuries associated with consumer products. Any safety problem involving consumer products can be reported at SaferProducts.gov. Alert CPSC and others about your concerns.
The information CPSC receives from local, state, and federal agencies at SaferProducts.gov helps CPSC protect the public from unreasonable risks of injuries or death associated with consumer products.
Keep your family safe. Report and search for incidents with consumer products at SaferProducts.gov.
Health care professionals regularly see injuries associated with consumer products. Any safety problem involving consumer products can be reported at SaferProducts.gov. Alert CPSC and others about your concerns.
Child care professionals are in a unique position to learn about and report safety problems with childrenâs consumer products. Use SaferProducts.gov to report and search for incidents with consumer products.
Call CPSC's Hotline to report an unsafe product, to report a product-related incident or injury, or to find out whether a product has been recalled.
This guide helps you identify the types of products that are affected and to understand how to comply with the law so that you can keep unsafe products out of the hands of consumers. Consumers who regularly buy used products may also find this information helpful in avoiding products that could harm them or their family.
Prevent fires and burns. See and be seen. And make sure costumes are fit for safety.
Donât say âbooâ to safety on Halloween. Make sure your childâs costume is flame resistant, fits well and doesnât obstruct his or her view.
Are you a senior, or living with one? CPSC has tips for you as you hunker down during COVID-19.
Airborne beach umbrellas can be dangerous, even deadly. Make sure your beach umbrella stays anchored in the sand.
An estimated total of 4,500 Halloween related injuries from October through were related to November 2017.
June 1 marks the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, and meteorologists have forecast it to be an active one.
About two-thirds of all hospital emergency room visits by adults 65 and older involve falls. Use these tips to reduce the chances of falls in your home.
Make sure your home is safe from slips, trips and falls.
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Keep your child safe when travelling. Before leaving home, pack with safety in mind. When you arrive, do a safety spot check.
Prevent choking by keeping small objects such as marbles, balloons, small balls and coins off the floor and out of a child's reach.
Look inside and out to protect the young children in your care.
Make safety your business. Do not resell recalled products. It's against the law. Recalled products can cause deaths and injuries.
Use these tips to prevent falls, fires and other incidents associated with holiday decorations.
Make safety your business. Do not resell recalled products. It's against the law.