We all take little shortcuts sometimes. Maybe we’re tired. Maybe we’re in a rush. Whatever the reason, those shortcuts can sometimes have dire consequences. A New Jersey bus driver experienced this truth first-hand after failing to ensure all the children had exited his bus on Tuesday morning.
Tag: "Child Safety"
If you’re like most busy moms, you consider the shopping cart your very best friend while at the store. It gives you a place to put your goods AND your child. They’re especially helpful when your tot is getting sleepy or too rambunctious to handle.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Playtex Products Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 1.2 million Playtex pacifier holder clips because the holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children.
A Florida car thief got more than he bargained for when he stole an SUV from a Ramada parking lot in Florida on Sunday night. Two children were bucked in their car seats in the back, waiting for their mom to check in for the night.
Antibacterial soaps: they’re in almost every household and school. But are they really safe? Are they really better than regular soap? This is what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking, and they’re preparing to move forward with a new rule that would require antibacterial soap makers to prove their health and safety claims.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., is announcing the recall for repair of children’s wall-mounted lamps due to a strangulation hazard.
As parents, we expect baby products to be safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case (take crib bumpers, for example). Some products are safe, but have manufacturing defects that cause them to be unsafe (as in the case of product recalls). Then there are the products that are generally safe, but only if used properly.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with American Boy and Girl today announced a voluntary recall of about 1,300 Girl’s “Susan” Sandals because the top strap can be pulled loose from the shoe, posing a choking hazard to the child.
As we head into holiday season, the kitchen tends to be one of the most chaotic spots in the home. And as we all know, kids love to be close to the action! Safety 1st Consumer Safety Expert Julie Vallese shares some great tips that will keep our little ones safe.
This week, Orbit Baby, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the Orbit Baby Car Seat Base G2 (Model No. ORB822000). In some instances the StrongArm knob on the affected Car Seat Base G2, used to securely tighten the base into the vehicle, may detach or spin without tightening the base, preventing the installation of the Car Seat Base G2 in accordance with the instruction manual.