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...

Safe Décor for Savvy Parents

NEW YORK, NY – When it comes to interior decorating, style and children don’t always mesh well. But that doesn’t mean parents should toss out the trendy design magazines. It’s still possible to maintain a modern, stylish home while raising small children. By selecting colors, fabrics...

Study Released on Cord Safety

NEW YORK, NY - A February 2012 survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation for the Window Covering Safety Council concluded that 89 percent of Americans surveyed are aware that pull-cords on certain drapes and window blinds can pose a strangulation hazard to infants and young children. In...

Safe and Stylish Baby Nurseries

NEW YORK, NY -  Having a baby is such an exciting time for new parents and nothing is more important than that infant’s safety.  Designing a nursery for your baby can be fun, but parents must not forget that safety is the most important element of any room your baby is in.  Keep your baby’s...

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