April 2016 Consumer Safety Recalls

April 2016 Consumer Safety Recalls

CHOKING HAZARDMiniland Educational has recalled Moogy Plush Toys as the red button on the toy's left pocket can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. If you own this toy, immediately take it away from children and contact Miniland ...

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Puddle Jumper Life Jackets

Puddle Jumper Life Jackets

Ah, summer. Pools are opening. Trips to the lake are being planned. Beach vacations are being booked. What do they all have in common? Besides endless family fun, they all involve our kids being in and around water. Now don't ...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

PLEDGE TO BE AN ATTENTIVE DRIVER!Thousands have died in car crashes because drivers are distracted by cell phone conversations, emails, text messages and social media. Do not become a statistic. Here are some tips to keep your eyes on the ...

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Keeping Kids with Autism Safe Around Water

Keeping Kids with Autism Safe Around Water

Drowning is the leading cause of death for children with Autism. A child can drown in the time that it takes to answer the phone. As a swim instructor, I like to emphasize love of the water rather than gloom ...

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Playground Safety : Playing with Care

Playground Safety : Playing with Care

Spring is here and summer is fast approaching. That means soon your kids will be filling their seemingly endless stretch of sunny days swinging, climbing, and sliding to their heart's content. Unfortunately, playground time can also mean injury time. Over ...

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2Steps2Minutes for Fire Safety

2Steps2Minutes for Fire Safety

The Red Cross' campaign 2Steps2Minutes encourages fire safety by making sure you and your family have a plan in advance to safely escape your home in 2 minutes or less in case of a fire. The goal of 2Steps2Minutes is ...

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