Crib Safety Q&A

June 24, 2010
CPSC moms ask questions about how to make sure their crib is safe.
Parents: Use Extra Caution with Infant Carrier Slings

March 15, 2010
When researching the past 20 years of sling use, CPSC identified at least 14 babies who died since 1998 inside their sling-style infant carriers. Twelve of the deaths involved babies younger than four months of age. Be cautious when carrying babies younger than 4 months of age in a sling and make sure that your infant's face is visible at all times when using these products.
Safe Sleep: Bedding

February 04, 2010
Do not put additional bedding such as pillows, thick quilts, comforters or anything plush into your babys sleeping space.
Holiday Decorating Dangers

December 14, 2009
Here's what can happen in less than a minute with a dry Christmas tree. Don't let your live tree catch fire like the one in this video.
Holiday Cooking Safety

November 25, 2009
A cooking fire can turn a holiday feast into a family tragedy, by making safety part of the Thanksgiving dinner recipe; cooks can avoid preventable cooking fires and keep the celebration joyful. Here are some tips to keep your family safe from cooking fires.
Are Your Window Coverings Safe?

November 03, 2009
Corded window coverings are on of the top 5 hidden hazards in the home. Examine all window coverings in your home for accessible cords.
Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2009
Candle flames and flammable costumes can be a dangerous combination. By following these simple safety tips, you can ensure that this year's Halloween is a safe one.
Change Your Clock - Change Your Batteries!

October 30, 2009
Did you know....The risk of dying from fires in homes without smoke alarms is twice as high as in homes that have working smoke alarms? Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can alert you to a fire or poisonous carbon monoxide in your home and give you valuable escape time. These alarms save lives and prevent injuries. That's a fact.
In-Home Drowning Dangers

October 08, 2009
Every year about 90 children drown in bathtubs, buckets, toilets, hot tubs and landscape ponds.
TV and Furniture Tip-Over Tragedies

September 21, 2009
Every two weeks a child dies when a television, a piece of furniture or an appliance falls on him. Take simple, low-cost steps to secure furniture and TVs to save lives.