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Consumer Group Launches Pool Safety Campaign

With the heart of summer right around the corner, it’s time for parents to start thinking about their children’s safety around water.

05/22/2013

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Holidays A Time For Joy And, Unfortunately, Injury

From finding the best deals to getting into the holiday spirit to decorate your home, the onslaught of the holiday season is one of the busiest times of year. But it’s also the start of one of the year’s most dangerous times.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

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Baby Bassinets Recalled For Safety Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of about 97,000 Eddie Bauer rocking wood bassinets.

CBS4–10/24/2012

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Investigators: Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter With No Warning

If your shower door is made of glass, you may endure injuries, a big clean-up and thousands of dollars down the drain.

CBS4–09/28/2012

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Fires Prompt GE To Recall One Million Dishwashers

More than one million GE and Hotpoint dishwashers are being recalled after numerous fires. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall Thursday.

CBS Miami–08/09/2012

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CPSC Warns Of Portable Pool Dangers

Summer is just around the corner and that means pool season will be here before you know it. But the Consumer Product Safety Commission has a warning for parents considering a portable pool for their kids.

CBS4–04/24/2012

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Tips To Keep Your Family Safe Over The Holidays

Every year firefighters across Broward and Miami-Dade counties rush to homes to put out fires caused by faulty or old holiday lights or candles. Holiday decorations are supposed to be festive and fun, not a danger to your health.

CBS4–12/13/2011

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Big Recall Of Little Tikes Play Tool Sets

South Florida parents should be aware of a major toy recall. More than 1.7 million toy workshop and tool sets from toy-maker Little Tikes are being recalled because of choking concerns.

CBS4–09/28/2011

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Family Of Doctor Strangled Using Massager Sues Maker

The widower of a South Florida doctor who BSO investigators say was accidentally strangled by an electronic neck massager is suing the machine’s providers.

CBS4–09/03/2011

Dr. Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson

FDA Warns People To Stop Using Massager Linked To Doctor’s Death

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending that people who own a personal massager linked to the death of a Parkland doctor and the near strangulation of a second person should stop using the machines immediately and dispose of them.

CBS4–08/31/2011

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