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Consumer Product Safety Commission

Clothes hamper has caused multiple injuries

Clothes Hamper Blamed For Serious Injuries

Sorting laundry shouldn’t be dangerous, but one type of clothes hamper has left at least three children scarred for life.

12/12/2012

Soccer goal (File image)

I-Team: Towns Leave Soccer Goals Dangerously Unanchored

Most parents understand injuries can happen in soccer. What they don’t realize is the greatest danger may be from the soccer goal.

11/08/2012

Shattered shower door

Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter Without Warning

Injuries, a big clean up, and thousands of dollars of home repairs. That’s what a number of homeowners are facing after their shower doors spontaneously explode.

10/04/2012

Shattered patio table

Families Injured By Exploding Glass Tables

Over the past several years, there have been dozens of reports of glass table tops exploding. However, little has been done to warn consumers.

08/06/2012

Product failures

More Companies Penalized For Not Reporting Safety Defects

In 2010 the CPSC fined two companies about a half million dollars. But in 2011 that number jumped to 11 companies and four million dollars.

03/26/2012

(credit: CPSC)

The Parent Report: The Recall Of Drop-Side Cribs

WBZ’s Doug Cope talks about the drop-side crib ban.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/05/2011

The Parent Report: The Dangers Of Using Sleep Positioners

Government officials are advising parents against using a certain device that is supposed to keep a baby safe while sleeping.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/30/2011

Water Ball

Mother Of Girl Who Lost Consciousness In Water Ball Speaks Out

The mother of a five-year-old girl who lost consciousness inside a water amusement at the Independence Mall in Kingston, is speaking out for the first time.

11/19/2010