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Firework safety tips to help you enjoy your July 4th

CHICAGO – Along with the barbecues, family and fun associated with the 4th of July, the National Fire Protection Association wants people to remember that fireworks involve many risks, including extreme burns, fires, and even death. 270 more words

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the July 4th holiday next week. Fireworks can be dangerous if you aren’t careful.  The Consumer Product Safety Commission is out with tips to try to prevent injuries.

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Prevent Toddler Accidents at Home

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recommending that consumers secure TVs and furniture to walls in their home with an anchoring kit. The kit is inexpensive and it takes just 5 minutes to install. 284 more words

Furniture Tip-over Accidents

Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Chainsaws Due to Serious Injury Hazard

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Portland, One Stop Gardens, and Chicago Electric 14 inch electric chainsaws

Hazard:
The power switch can malfunction and allow the chainsaw to continue operating after the operator moves the switch to the “off” position, posing a serious injury hazard to the operator. 144 more words

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illy Recalls Whole Bean Coffee For Injury Potential

The Consumer Product Safety commission, or CPSC, has announced that coffee company illy is recalling some of its Whole Bean Coffee because of a potential injury risk. 242 more words

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Munchkin Recalling 72,000 Bath Toys Due to Choking Hazard

VAN NUYS (CBS13) – Munchkin is recalling 72,000 bath toys because the toys can break apart and pose a choking hazard to young children.

The Waterpede bath toy is a one piece, multi-colored centipede. 91 more words

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They See Me Rollin', Cause I'm Skatin'

I’m thoroughly convinced I would not have survived the pre-Consumer Product Safety Commission era of toys. Not because the toys were dangerous, but because they revealed the brightest and dullest of society and I’m not sure I’d come out on top. 319 more words

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