If left unattended kids can get into a lot of trouble. One family learned this the hard way when a three-year-old nephew mistakenly crashed their Jeep into a neighbour’s house.
Tag: "Child Safety"
It’s the story that is being replayed over and over this year. Parents either forgetting their kids in their vehicles and they die or parents leave them there on purpose and they are rescued by passersby. Both scenarios are sad, irresponsible and the trend needs to stop.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J., today announced a voluntary recall about 2,800 Dream On Me Dinah High Chairs
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y., today announced a voluntary recall about 14,000 Sparrow cribs because the slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.
After a horrific automobile crash Sunday evening, Texas authorities are searching for a father who is being accused of abandoning his child, a 5 month-old boy, at the scene of the accident. The rollover accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. In Montgomery County.
With ever increasing cases of children being left in hot cars, many States are coming up with specific laws that address the issue. But Arizona that has the nation’s highest rate of death rates of children is yet to be among the 19 states that are bringing in these laws.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death of infants between one and 12 months. In fact, more than 2,000 infants die of the condition in the United States, each and every year. Though the actual “cause” is unknown, a new study now suggests that the biggest risk factor in such deaths is bed-sharing.
It’s a subject that is painful to talk about, but one that so desperately needs attention. Every year, dozens of children die because of being left in the back of hot cars. This year alone, seventeen children have passed away. The year before that, the rate of children dying in hot cars was up 25 percent. The family of one of these children touched by this unspeakable tragedy is speaking out.
The amount of children being left in hot vehicles has increased steadily over the last couple weeks with 4 children dying and many being rescued and needing medical car for exhaustion. Despite the intense media attention the subject is getting parents are still leaving their children in their vehicles for long periods of time – risking their lives and safety. The latest incident took place Tuesday afternoon when a 5 year girl was spotted by some shoppers locked in a pickup truck for more than an hour in 90 degree heat.
This past Friday a 4-month-old baby needed to be airlifted to Akron Children’s Hospital after she was critically burned by fireworks during a 4th of July celebration.