90 Child Drownings Nationwide since Memorial Day

New information released last week by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) Pool Safely: Simple Steps Save Lives campaign, shows that 90 children younger than 15 were reported to have drowned in swimming pools since Memorial Day. According to media reports, an additional 106 children of that age required emergency response for near-drowning incidents. […]

Button Battery Deaths On The Rise

The U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission has issued a new warning about the dangers of small button batteries. These coin sized batteries are becoming increasingly popular due to their versatility. Found in toys, lighted decorations, musical cards and television remotes, the batteries are small enough to be accidentally swallowed by the elderly, children and pets. […]

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