Safe Kids California (SKC) has launched a program to educate the public about the danger of unknowingly purchasing or accepting recalled products. Fit Pregnancy Magazine recently covered SKC in an article featuring experts who reveal how to style your baby’s living space, from top to bottom, while protecting them from potential hazards (from crib space to furnishing and flooring).
The SKC campaign’s centerpiece of English and Spanish public service announcements (PSAs) and videos showcase important safety messages. While many items are safe, it is important that parents check the Consumer Products Safety Commission list — at http://www.safekidscalifornia.org/recalls/ — when accepting new or used items. The PSAs are available there and below:
“When we discovered that almost 30 percent of recalls in 2012 were children’s products, and that there were 230,000 emergency visits to the ER involving injuries from nursery items and toys, we knew that we had to take action,” said Iana Simeonov, project director from the Public Health Institute.
-Dan Grody, TGPR