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2014-03-03 16:25:27

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new marketing campaign launches today aimed at ensuring Pennsylvanians understand that healthcare coverage is within reach for uninsured children. The ads, themed "Within Reach," will ensure that every family knows that Pennsylvania's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) can be their healthcare partner and will prompt families to take action to sign up if eligible for the program. The ads will run statewide through June 30 and...

2013-10-08 23:26:12

Add-on Module Allows Companies to Add Consumer Product Registration Records to CPSIA Ready Software Program and Identify at the Batch/Production Run Level Malvern, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Jacoby Solutions has released “REGI-Pro©,” the Product Registration add-on module for CPSIA Ready©, providing companies that are utilizing the cloud-based software system an additional tool for reducing the time and resources required to become and remain compliant. The new...

2013-09-19 16:25:34

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett toured and visited with ninth and tenth graders at the Estelle S. Campbell Boys & Girls Club today in Pittsburgh on his most recent stop of his Healthy Pennsylvania tour, asking all partners to join him in enrollment and outreach efforts to get all Pennsylvania children insured. Corbett's Healthy Pennsylvania plan focuses on improving access, ensuring quality, and providing affordability through a variety...

2013-09-11 23:20:06

Partnership offers BCIA members a comprehensive, affordable compliance system that meets a core business need and assists their efforts to bring safe and compliant products to market. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 In their ongoing effort to ensure that parents and babies continue to have access to safe, quality baby carriers, the Baby Carrier Industry Alliance (BCIA) has partnered with Jacoby solutions to offer BCIA members CPSIA Ready, an affordable, comprehensive compliance and...

2013-09-05 12:26:52

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2013, at least 202 children between the ages of 1 and 14 drowned in a swimming pool or spa in the United States, according to media reports compiled by the USA Swimming Foundation. Of those, 143 of the victims were children younger than age 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) The latest media-reported figures are consistent with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's...

2013-08-10 23:02:41

"It is essential to inform yourself of the dangers surrounding pool/spa/whirlpool suction and make sure the facility you are using is properly fitted not only with an appropriate and functioning drain cover, but also an automatic pump shutoff device,” states Rex Cowan, Manager of local firm Play-It Safe Technologies. (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The recent entrapment, and near drowning, of Usher's 5 year old son in the drain of his private pool, as referenced in a USA Today...

2013-08-09 12:22:36

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today noted the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), landmark legislation that helps protect America's children from lead exposure and other safety hazards. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) "Known toxins have no place in children's toys," said USW International President Leo W. Gerard reflecting on the act's passage in August...

2013-07-19 12:25:12

Construction Workers Union Ramps Up Support for Comprehensive Reform WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just a week after rallying with more than a thousand comprehensive immigration reform supporters outside the Capitol building, the Laborers' International Union of North America is reaching out directly to Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. On behalf of more than 500,000 construction workers, LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan sent a letter,...

2013-07-13 23:00:45

Simple steps save lives—teach all children to swim, put a fence around all pools, and always watch children in and around the water. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 A recent report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reveals that children younger than age 5 represent more than 75 percent of all pool and spa submersion deaths and 78 percent of pool and spa submersion injuries in the United States involving children younger than 15 years of age. Government data...

2013-07-02 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at www.cpsc.gov. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO ) Company Name Product Name Quantity Hazard Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, of Cypress, Calif. About 100...