Tag: "Child Safety"

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RECALL: Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall & Entrapment Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bexco Enterprises Inc., of Montebello, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall about 1,100 Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs because the crib front can separate from the side panels and create a hazardous gap that can allow a child to fall out or become entrapped between the front and side panels.

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Recaro Recalls 39,000 ProSport model Car Seats

Recaro Child Safety LLC (Recaro) is recalling certain Recaro ProSport model 385 child restraints, manufactured from June 16, 2010, through January 31, 2013 because in the event of a crash the seat can move ‘excessively’ if the seat is not installed using all of the proper connectors.

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Couple Trying to Save Boy in Hot Car – Run Over By Irate Mother

For one couple concerned about a child locked in a hot car, the incident turned even more nightmarish when the mother let out her anger on them, when she ran them down with her car.

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RECALL: 28,500 Mayborn USA Baby Monitors For Repair Due to Strangulation Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mayborn USA, has announced a voluntary recall about 28,500 Tommee Tippee® Monitor with Movement Sensor Pad because the child can pull sensor pad cord into crib and wrap around the neck, posing a strangulation hazard.

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Toddler Crashes Jeep – Flees The Scene To Watch Cartoons!

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.

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Police Break Into Car To Free Baby Left Alone For 40 Minutes

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.

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RECALL: Dream On Me High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards

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

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RECALL: 14,000 Oeuf Sparrow Cribs For Repair Due to Entrapment Hazard

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.

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Infant Abandoned In Middle of Road After Horrific Rollover Accident

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.

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Arizona Yet to Have Law that Protects Children Being Left in Hot Cars

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.

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Bed Sharing Greatest Risk Factor for Sleep-Related Infant Deaths, Study Says

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.