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EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS

Nissan has recently increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States for passenger airbags manufactured by the Japanese-based Takata. The massive airbag recall has affected over two dozen brands of vehicles in the United States.   Defective Takata airbags have been the subject

EXPLOSIONS CAUSE MASSIVE TAKATA AIRBAG RECALLS2021-04-16T13:59:47-04:00

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall for about 860 Tray Vous™ snack and activity trays with connectors sold in the United States and Canada.   The opening between the recalled tray and stroller seat bottom allows an unharnessed child’s body to

Stroller Activity Trays Recalled Due To Strangulation Hazard2021-04-15T17:42:09-04:00

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs, made by Ace Bayou Corporation, are being recalled after two children were able to crawl inside, leading to their suffocation deaths.   The chairs are made with zippers, which are easily opened by curious youngsters. A 13-year-old boy from

Child Deaths Lead to Beanbag Chair Recall2021-04-15T14:08:22-04:00

Massachusetts sees an Overwhelming Jump in Hospital Mistakes

Within the last year, Massachusetts acute-care hospitals reported over 750 serious medical errors and patient injuries. This number is a 70 percent jump from previous years, causing concern for Hospital executives, as well as the patients and their families who were harmed by these errors.

Massachusetts sees an Overwhelming Jump in Hospital Mistakes2021-04-16T06:16:14-04:00

Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

On July 22, 2014, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled a particular model of cribs due to the safety hazard it posed to infants.   Over 14,000 Oeuf “Sparrow Cribs” were recalled this past Tuesday. Oeuf, a nursery furniture retailer which specializes in modern

Oeuf Recalls Sparrow Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard2021-04-16T13:30:12-04:00

Seven People Dead After Fire In Lowell, Massachusetts

According to authorities, seven people died in an overnight fire at an apartment building in Lowell, Massachusetts. All of the victims were discovered in two third-floor apartments. The origin of the fire remains unknown. An extensive investigation, including the fire department as well as State

Seven People Dead After Fire In Lowell, Massachusetts2021-04-16T07:06:33-04:00

2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof

Daylan Walker, a 2-year-old who had been dropped off at a Columbia Road day care where he had started only two weeks earlier, somehow made his way to the roof of the building. Daylan fell from the roof in an unimaginable tragedy for his family.

2 Year Old Boy At Daycare Dies In Fall From Roof2021-04-15T15:03:13-04:00

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People

A suspected gas explosion last week damaged a multi-family house and initiated a three-alarm fire in Dorchester, Massachusetts.   The 2 1⁄2-story house is located at 27 Hansborough St., near Harvard Street and Blue Hill Avenue. At least 12 people were reported injured – some

Suspected Gas Explosion in Dorchester, MA Injures At Least 12 People2021-04-15T17:41:13-04:00

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated

On March 20, 2014, a partial building collapse in Boston’s Theater District caused injuries to three workers. While the investigation is in its early stages, initial reports indicate that a heavy load of steel placed on the unfinished 12th floor of the apartment tower under

Construction Site Accident In Boston’s Theater District Being Investigated2021-04-16T13:29:52-04:00

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

On January 30, 2014, the Consumer Products Safety Commission recalled about 200,000 (in the United States and Canada Fred & Friends Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers.   These pacifiers reportedly failed to comply with federal safety standards. Specifically, the beard on the Artiste

Infant Pacifiers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard2021-04-16T13:15:00-04:00

Holiday Season Toy Alert: Recall of Doodlebutt Toys Due to “Serious” Ingestion Hazard

Parents and caregivers should be forewarned this holiday season – some toys that are attractive to oral-age children, including products resembling food or candy, could have small parts that are dangerous.   For example, on December 12, 2013, about 1,500 water-absorbing polymer toys made in

Holiday Season Toy Alert: Recall of Doodlebutt Toys Due to “Serious” Ingestion Hazard2021-04-15T15:19:27-04:00

REPORT: PORTABLE GASOLINE CONTAINERS MAY POSE EXPLOSION HAZARD

NBC News is reporting that red plastic portable gasoline containers – consumer gas cans sold throughout the U.S. – may pose an explosion hazard many consumers may not know about.   Approximately 20 million gas cans are sold in the United States each year, and

REPORT: PORTABLE GASOLINE CONTAINERS MAY POSE EXPLOSION HAZARD2021-04-15T14:04:44-04:00
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