If your children aren’t out of school yet, they will be very soon, and you know what that means! Trips to the beach, theme parks, nature trails, and even just your local city parks.
Tag: "Child Safety"
It seems like at least once a year, there’s an incident where a stroller has rolled out onto a subway track. Earlier this week, yet another occurred at the West Philadelphia train station.
With the summer fast-approaching, families will be heading out for carnivals, theme parks, amusement parks and malls. At each of those locations, children will hop onto roller coasters, bumper car rides, and carousels; more than 4,000 of them will likely suffer from some sort an injury, a new U.S. study says.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with BabyHome USA, Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,100 eat highchairs because the front opening between the tray and seat bottom of the high chair can allow a child’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck.
Yesterday Britax announced their new ClickTight system, which allows parents to achieve a safe and secure installation every time.
It is estimated that as many as 9 out of 10 child car seats are not installed correctly. Crazy right? In recent years manufacturers have worked to create a seat that is easier to install and that continues with Britax’s new system.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Toys R Us, today announced a voluntary recall of about 9,000 Imaginarium Activity Walkers because the small bolt and spacer that attaches each front wheel to the walker can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.
In conditions that could only be described as filthy and heartbreaking, three little girls were found by Ottawa police on Monday afternoon. Those three children, a 3-year-old, a 2-year-old and a 9-month-old baby – have all been turned over to the Children’s Aid Society. Investigators are now looking into the case to figure out how these small children could have been left at home, hungry, dirty and with their mother nowhere in sight.
It is the thing that a parent’s nightmares are made of; a four-year-old boy fell from his third-story apartment window. His mother, Jessica Hayes, was terrified when she realized her little boy had tumbled out of the window down to the ground. But this little guy either has super powers or an amazing guardian angel because, not only did he survive the fall with barely a scratch, he also landed on his feet.
The five year old held hostage for a week in rural Alabama is safe after his kidnapper was killed by US agents during a rescue operation. The boy named Ethan was reunited with his mom after the terrorizing events of last week and is thankfully home just a couple of days before he celebrates his sixth birthday.
The recent flood in Australia has left four people dead, thousands evacuated and tens of thousands more stranded. But the tragedy has seen at least one amazing rescue – a little boy and his mother who had been trapped in their truck amid the rising waters.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Dunecraft Inc., yesterday announced a voluntary recall of about 94,700 Water Balz, Growing Skulls, H2O Orbs “Despicable Me” and Fabulous Flowers toys.