The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently released the top five hidden home dangers. A couple were pretty surprising. ...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently released the top five hidden home dangers. A couple were pretty surprising.
  • Magnets: Since 2005, 1 Death, 86 Injuries; 8 million magnetic toys recalled.
  • Unheard recalls: Each year there about 400 recalls
  • Furniture tip overs: Average of 22 deaths per year; 31 in 2006 and an estimated 3,000 injuries.
  • Windows and coverings: Average of 12 deaths annually from window cords; Average of 9 deaths and an estimated 3,700 injuries to children annually from window falls.
  • Pool and spa drains: 15 injuries, 2 fatalities from 2002-2004.
To read the full report, including tips for safety about these topics visit the CPSC release page.

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