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2014-09-07 16:20:05

New packages to include "Look Before You Lock" window cling to assist in preventing heat stroke incidents LAS VEGAS, Sept. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile, a segment of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), and the world's largest juvenile products manufacturer, and the maker of Safety 1(st) brand products, today celebrates the anniversary of the iconic Baby on Board sign, the little yellow sign that 30 years ago sparked a child safety movement. The easily recognizable...

2014-07-24 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's emergency physicians handle tragic situations too often, but few things are more upsetting than the sudden death of a child -- killed by a piece of a furniture, appliance or a television falling on them. "It can happen in a matter of seconds probably in anyone's home," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians. "Every parent or guardian of a young child should look around their homes and...

2014-07-11 23:00:42

Senator Bill Nelson Introduces Bill Along with Nine Senate Co-Sponsors ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are commending Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) for his introduction of the Child Nicotine Poison Prevention Act of 2014 on July 10, 2014. Along with fellow Senate co-sponsors, this bill urges the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to enact rules requiring safer,...

2014-02-19 23:26:03

The Electronic Security Association provides tips for keeping children safe at home. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 As a parent, keeping your children safe is your most important job. And, as many moms and dads know, that job doesn’t end when you walk through the front door of your home. It’s just beginning. Each year, more than 3.4 million children experience an unintentional injury in their homes. To help keep little ones safe, the Electronic Security Association (ESA)...

2014-01-20 23:01:08

Marijuana retailers scramble to meet Colorado's requirement to package marijuana in opaque and child-resistant packaging. A&A Packaging is well prepared for the high demand of these compliant marijuana containers generated by Colorado's new marijuana packaging laws. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 It is official, marijuana is legal for recreational use in Colorado, but many owners are still scrambling to find packaging that complies with the states mandate for...

2013-09-19 23:30:35

The IAFCS wants to share important tips about baby gates to help families safely childproof their homes. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The IAFCS is pleased to celebrate Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA). This year, the IAFCS is focusing on baby gates, an important safety product that helps prevent injuries from falls, one of the leading causes of injuries in the home. When childproofing a home, baby gates are used...

2013-05-30 23:21:18

eSafetyAlert.com reminds parents -- summer is the time to remember "layers of protection," pool alarms, and water safety tips to prevent child drowning accidents in pools, spas, and other water hazards. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 eSafetyAlert today announced that more than 250 children have drown in backyard swimming pools, spas and other water hazards in the first five months of the year. More than 1,000 children under age 19 years have been reported in...

2013-03-18 23:04:34

AAPCC and America's Poison Centers observe National Poison Prevention Week Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) is cautioning parents, grandparents and caregivers that children act fast, and so do poisons, according to Salvador Baeza, PharmD, DABAT, director of the West Texas Regional Poison Center. “About half of all poison exposures reported to poison centers involve children younger than 6, most often occurring when...

Dishwasher Capsules Mistaken For Candy By Young Children
2012-09-06 15:07:05

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online They are colorful, they are bite-sized, but they are not candy, and parents are being warned about the dangers of liquid detergent capsules used in dishwashers and washing machines following a number of cases of children biting into them, reports Huffington Post. Five toddlers under two years of age have been admitted to UK´s Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow this year after possibly mistaking them for jelly sweets,...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.