Consumer Product Safety Commission

MALM six-drawer dresser (Image credit Consumer Product Safety Commission)

IKEA Offers Free Repair Kit For Chests, Dressers Following 2 Child Deaths

IKEA has issued a safety alert for millions of chests and dressers that can tip over and fall on children if they’re not properly secured to a wall.


A recalled Lululemon top. (Image Credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Lululemon Recalls Over 300,000 Women’s Tops

Yoga and running gear maker Lululemon is recalling over 300,000 women’s tops because they could cause injuries.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


(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.