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2014-06-04 12:29:17

Enjoy a Safe, Fun-Filled Summer with Your Kids, Indoors and Out NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is coupled with sun and fun for the family, but what can parents do to help ensure that their children stay safe while enjoying the beautiful weather? The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) urges parents and caregivers to follow these six simple tips to help protect children from potentially harmful hazards. 1. Check window coverings for exposed cords that could pose a...

2014-03-19 16:24:12

There's more to spring cleaning than sprucing up NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst the dusting and scrubbing of spring cleaning this year, it is imperative for parents and caregivers to check their home for any lurking household dangers. The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is reminding families to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords that can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

2011-08-16 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer rapidly coming to a close, early childhood education professionals are busy preparing for the pitter patter of little feet around school hallways. In addition to developing new reading lists and homework assignments, many teachers are also investing their time in classroom safety. According to Safe Kids USA, an estimated 14 million children are unintentionally injured each year - with as many as 25 percent of those incidents occurring in...

2010-12-29 09:48:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What will your New Year's resolution be for 2011? Aside from champagne and watching the ball drop, January 1 also comes with pledges to quit smoking, give up sweets, hit the gym, or dedicating more time to something that can make a positive change going forward. For 2011, maybe you should make a resolution to safety. Around the holidays, it is important to remember simple tips to keep you and your children safe around the house. Here are a few tips...

2010-11-23 10:26:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing brings family together quite like Thanksgiving, a holiday tradition built upon family reunions, laughter and cheer. We may capture such joyous moments through photo albums, but we always know and remember Thanksgiving for the more powerful feeling that it imparts--a strong appreciation for our own personal health and safety. This holiday season, the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is reminding families to practice window cord safety in...

2010-06-11 15:04:00

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Window Covering Safety Council is reminding parents and caregivers of potential window-cord dangers and urging them to make the right choice and only use cordless window products in homes with young children. Owners and renters should replace all window coverings in the home made before 2001 with today's safer products. According to information provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, since 1990, more than 200 infants and young children...


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