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  • Children at risk from tipping furniture and TVs Thursday, August 9, 2012 � by jg

    FairWarning.org: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and consumer advocates are calling for making dressers, storage cabinets and televisions more stable to reduce the accidents that have caused hundreds of deaths over the past decade.

  • Toddlers burned by fireplace glass, industry resists regulation Thursday, December 8, 2011 � by jg

    FairWarning.org: The fireplace industry is resisting calls by consumer groups and parents of injured children to impose federal safety regulations relating to fireplace glass fronts that can reach temperatures between 400 and 500 degrees.

  • GM isn’t doing much to end problem of kids dying in car trucks Thursday, August 4, 2011 � by jg

    FairWarning.org: Three children have died after being trapped in General Motors vehicle trunks in just the last two months, but it is “impossible, or at least very difficult” to buy the aftermarket kit that will fix the problem.

  • Stork Craft cribs recalled after suffocation deaths Tuesday, November 24, 2009 � by jg

    More than two million cribs distributed in the U.S. and Canada have been recalled because they leave infants and toddlers vulnerable to possible falls and suffocation.