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.
Holiday Town Hall on Toy Safety

November 17, 2009
At a Town Hall meeting held in New York City, CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum was joined by parents and consumers to talk toy safety.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting Implementation of a Searchable Consumer Product Safety Incident Database November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) invited affected stakeholders and other interested persons to attend a free, one-day public hearing: ""Implementation of a Searchable Consumer Product Safety Incident Database."" Interested parties were invited to present comments, views, questions.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting November 9, 2009

November 09, 2009
CPSC staff discuss guidance documents on Testing and Certification.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting November 4, 2009 (9 AM)

November 04, 2009
CPSC staff discuss a petition for the exclusion of brass lead.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting November 4, 2009 (10 AM)

November 04, 2009
The Commission conducted a public hearing to receive views from all interested parties about the draft guidance for industry entitled ""July 2009 Staff Draft Technical Guidance on Unblockable Drains."" The guidance specifies requirement for a drain cover, such that, when attached to a drain, it constitutes an unblockable drain.
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.
US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Public Meeting October 21, 2009

October 21, 2009
CPSC staff vote on lab accreditation requirements for lead, lead determination guidance and recreational off-highway vehicles.