Category: children’s safety

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Study: Child Car Crash Deaths Down, Seat Belt Use Up

There is some positive news on the car seat safety front. The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a reduction in U.S. child car deaths over a ten-year period. The study focused on car crashes that involved children aged 12 years and younger as passengers. The data was collected by the […]

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Toxic Metal Found in Kid’s Jewelry From China

A probe by the U.S. product safety authorities has found that some manufacturers are replacing the lead in their toys and jewelry with the toxic cadmium.

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Amusement Ride Topples Sending 6 to Hospital

I am always weary of ‘setup’ carnivals because they never feel safe and stable. An amusement ride for young children proved my point yesterday after it toppled over injuring 6 people.

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CPSC Warns that 9 Out of 10 Unintentional Child Poisonings Occur in the Home

CPSC reports that each year, unintentional poisonings from consumer products commonly found in the home kills about 30 children and prompts more than 2 million calls to the nation’s poison control centers.