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Amusement Rides Injure More Than 4,000 Children Each Year In The US
2013-05-01 07:29:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Children and adults alike love the adrenaline rush that comes with amusement rides. However, while these racers, twisters, spinners and droppers can send a wave of exciting emotions running through the body, they can be dangerous as well. According to new research from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children´s Hospital (NCH), nearly 93,000 children were treated in US emergency rooms between 1990 and...

2013-04-18 14:03:45

Portable electric generators retrofitted with off-the-shelf hardware by the University of Alabama (UA) emitted significantly lower levels of carbon monoxide (CO) exhaust, according to the results of tests conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Compared with standard portable generators, CO emissions from the prototype machines were reduced by 90 percent or more, depending on the specific hardware used...

2013-04-12 23:19:24

Alonso Krangle LLP is reminding consumers of the dangers ceramic gel fuel fire pots. Last summer there were nine gel fire pot recalls by manufacturers for gel fire pots due to incidents of serious burns and explosion dangers. Melville, NY (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 As we get close to summer the law firm of Alonso Krangle LLP warns that though at least nine gel fire pot recalls by manufacturers have been enacted due to the highly combustible gel fuels used in ceramic gel fire pots that may cause...

2013-04-05 23:01:20

Each year, unsafe products cause $900 billion worth of harm in the form of injuries, deaths, and property damage — often to children. In his latest article, “Deadly Hazards in Your Home: What You Don´t Know About Product Recalls,” Console looks into the reasons why many consumers are not aware of recalls. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Each year, unsafe products cause $900 billion worth of harm in the form of injuries, deaths, and property damage, the United...


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