All Fiscal Year 1982 News Releases

A complete list of all news releases from fiscal year 1982.
  • December 08, 1982

    CPSC Sponsors First National Product Safety Conference

    Nancy Harvey Steorts, Chairman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, commended safety efforts by industry, but urged industry leaders to expand safety awareness in the advertising of their products in her luncheon address at the opening of a two-day conference on product safety in Arlington, Virginia, Monday, December 6.

  • December 01, 1982

    CPSC Launches Holiday Toy Safety Campaign

    Against the backdrop of Washington's colorful Capital Children's Museum, the Consumer Product Safety Commission today launched its annual holiday toy safety campaign to provide guidelines for holiday shoppers to purchase toys that will be safe for their loved ones.

  • December 01, 1982

    Toy Safety Questions And Answers For Use Of Media, ( Toy - Background Information )

    1. How many children are injured each year in accidents associated with toys, bicycles, and other children's products?

  • November 24, 1982

    CPSC Warns Of Unstable Bin Hazard

    Prompted by the recent death of a nine-year-old, the Consumer Product Safety Commission today warned that some unstable refuse bins continue to pose a serious risk of death or injury to children, even after an extensive nationwide enforcement campaign has resulted in widespread indusry correction of unstable refuse bins.

  • October 25, 1982

    CPSC Urges Caution With Trick-Or-Treating

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today urged parents and guardians of children who go trick-or-treating this Halloween to warn them not to eat any of their treats before they get home.

  • October 06, 1982

    CPSC Launches Nationwide Smoke Detector Program

    In cooperation with consumer, business,, industry and public safety leaders, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched a nationwide effort to have smoke detectors installed and maintained in every home in the country. The campaign, "Give a Gift-Give a Smoke Detector", will be one of the CPSC's major priorities this year, according to Nancy Harvey Steorts, Chairman of the Commission.

  • October 06, 1982

    Delaware Congressman Helps Launch Nationwide Smoke Detector Program

    Speaking at a Conference called by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to promote the use of smoke detectors in every home in the country, Congressman Tom Evans (R-Del) said the Wilmington Delaware effort to install the devices was extremely successful.

  • September 24, 1982

    CPSC Appoints Executive Director

    Edgar Morgan has been named Executive Director of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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