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Children younger than 5 represent nearly 75% of pool and spa deaths, the latest U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission data shows. African-American and Hispanic children are at high risk. CPSC held a media event and Twitter chat on May 24, 2012, to promote water safety.
This address for this post is: http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2012/05/poolsafely-drowning-is-leading-cause-of-child-deaths/
Every other week, a child dies in the U.S. when a television, a piece of furniture or an appliance falls on him or her. CPSC held a Twitter chat with @KidsinDanger and @GaryASmithMD to talk about anchoring and strapping TVs and saving children’s lives. Here’s an excerpt of the chat.
This address for this post is: http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2012/02/excerpts-of-tvsafety-cpscs-first-twitter-chat/