Home Safe Home for the Holidays: CPSC and Interior Designer Sabrina Soto Share Holiday Safety Tips this Season
WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/
As families prepare for the holidays, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and interior designer Sabrina Soto join together to share the latest data and safety tips for holiday decorating, cooking and toys.
“The holiday season is a festive time with family and friends and we, at CPSC, want that time to be hazard free,” said CPSC Commissioner Dana Baiocco.
The holidays are a time for celebrating with family, friends and loved ones, but consumers need to be aware of possible dangers, from Christmas trees, candles or cooking fires to unsafe toys.
“As a mom and interior designer, I am delighted to join CPSC this holiday season to provide essential safety tips for consumers to follow while decorating, cooking and shopping for toys as gifts,” said Soto. “It is critical people keep these safety steps in mind to prevent incidents and allow everyone to experience the joys of the holidays together.”
What everyone needs to know to have a Home Safe Home during the holidays:
To view and share a Holiday Safety video and a poster, and for more information on how to have a Home Safe Home during the holidays, please visit CPSC’s Holiday Safety Information Center.
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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