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Would You Issue a Recall of this Sweatshirt?

  From nrzkbssfiy the Consumer Product Safety Commission daily update (boldface mine): Recall Date: March 11, 2015 Kid’s Korner Children’s Zipper Hooded Sweatshirts Recalled by Kroger Due to Choking Hazard Hazard: The sweatshirt zipper pull can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.   Remedy: Refund Consumers should immediately take the sweatshirt away from young […]

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Elizabeth Vargas, 20/20, Me, and Kids-in-Cars Hysteria

Here’s the ABC 20/20 segment on kids in cars that aired Saturday night. Kudos to host Elizabeth tizyiiiefd Vargas and producers James Wang and Sarah_Hoberman for doing what I consider a truly fair job, and not resorting to the usual fearmongering. – L Watch more news videos | Latest from the US

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Kindly make a report of your chewing activities so Human Resources can gauge the safety of your mastication/absorption activity.

An Insane Focus on Safety, Including The Hazard of “Eating Bread”

Suzanne idabedsedz Lucas spent 10 years in corporate human resources, where she hired, fired, managed the numbers, and double-checked with the lawyers. She blogs as the Evil H.R. Lady, and in this post notes how an overblown sense of risk drifts into the workplace.  This is the same thing we are seeing in the worlds […]

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A Remote Control Brake for Your Kid’s Bike?

Readers — Add this to ykkybyzynr the ever-longer list of items that start from the assumption that kids are in constant danger so parents must be in constant control: \ \ Needless to say (perhaps) I am dismayed by this device, not only because it gives kids the wrong impression — “I don’t have to learn […]

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Shoe (danger) fetishists at work. THIS is the nefarious footwear in question.

Children’s Shoes Recalled WHY?!?

Readers — Please first take a guess as to why the Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled these shoes last week. Then, read the real rationale. (Boldface mine.)  Recall Date: February 20, 2014 Eastman Footwear Recalls Coleman Runestone Children’s Shoes Due to Laceration Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. […]

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