New Standard for Window-Coverings Approved

NEW YORK – November 30, 2012 – The Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) announced today the approval of the new standard that strengthens window-covering safety in the United States.  The latest revision, ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2012, was updated in strict accordance with the...

WCSC Safety Video

NEW YORK – In its continuing effort to educate consumers about window cord safety, the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has distributed a window cord safety video to major social networking and video-sharing web sites, as...

Remember Safety This Thanksgiving

New York, NY – Thanksgiving is the time of year when friends and family look forward to getting together. As friends and family congregate at a loved one’s house for heaping helpings of turkey and mashed potatoes, be sure to take the proper precautions to ensure everyone’s safety this...

October Begins Nationwide Window Cord Safety Effort

NEW YORK - The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are urging parents and caregivers during October to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords that can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children, and to...

Toddlers and Windows: A Dangerous Combination

NEW YORK, NY – Keeping up with active toddlers and making sure they’re safe around the home can be a challenge to any parent or caregiver. Guiding energetic and curious toddlers away from such common hazards as stairs, electrical outlets, hot stoves, or the harassed family pet are typically...

Keep Children Safe at All Ages

NEW YORK, NY - Despite what many parents may think, the potential hazards of window coverings are not exclusive to infants and newborns.  Curious toddlers may climb onto low-standing furniture or bookcases, either to peek out a window or to use the window cord as a toy.   In the eyes of an...

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