Choose Cordless Window Coverings and Baby-Safe Home Furnishings!

Watch this informative news segment from The Daily Buzz to learn how to shop for cordless window coverings and other household items which are essential for homes with babies and young children! Children and window cords do not mix. Window cords can pose a potential strangulation hazard to young...

Window Covering Safety Council Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Corde...

NEW YORK, November 22, 2013  – The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) in cooperation with Health Canada is announcing today a voluntary recall to repair certain corded bottom-up top-down (BUTD)-style window blinds and shades made in various dimensions, and colors.  The majority of these...

Le Window Covering Safety Council annonce un rappel volontaire de certains ...

NEW YORK, le 22 novembre 2013 – Le Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), en collaboration avec Santé Canada, annonce aujourd’hui un rappel volontaire pour réparer certains stores et couvre-fenêtres à cordon avec contrôle de mise à niveau descendant/montant, de couleurs et de dimensions...

Safety Officials Urge Parents to Inspect Home for Hidden Window Cord Hazard...

WASHINGTON (Sept. 30, 2013) – The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging parents and caregivers to check all window coverings for exposed or dangling cords that could pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children. Both...

Safety Education: Childproofing the Classroom

NEW YORK (August 2013) – Window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in the home, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), but they may also pose a threat to young children in school environments. While gearing up for back to school, preparing the classroom for...

Practice Safety This Summer, Indoors and Out

NEW YORK – With summer fully here, the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is reminding parents to think about summer safety during these hot, humid and sunny months. To beat the heat, parents can create fun indoor activities for their children to avoid heat exhaustion and limit UV exposure....

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