Making Gun Safety a Priority

Making Gun Safety a Priority
ConsumerDangers
March 3rd, 2015

You do not have to own a gun for your family to need gun safety training. Headlines warn us that our children can encounter guns almost anywhere – including in schools and at the homes of friends or other family members. Because of this simple fact, it is important that all kids and all families understand the basics of gun safety. Parents must make a point of talking openly with their children about gun safety to be sure

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How to Choose Cabinet and Window Locks

How to Choose Cabinet and Window Locks
ConsumerDangers
March 3rd, 2015

Anyone who has ever visited or lived in a home with a toddler knows all about cabinet locks. These are put everywhere a toddler can reach to prevent them from getting into chemicals or other dangers. The question is, should you have cabinet locks in place even when you don’t have little ones to worry about. The simplest answer is: yes. The longer answer is because every home has an extensive list of harmful chemicals

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Top Tips for Bicycle Helmet Safety

Top Tips for Bicycle Helmet Safety
ConsumerDangers
February 4th, 2015

In the United States at least 21 states have mandatory bicycle helmet laws, and throughout all of the Canada and Australia, riders are obligated to wear helmets, too. The reasons for such widespread helmet requirements are simple: hundreds of people are injured or killed every year in bicycle accidents, and many would have survived or been less severely injured had they worn a helmet. In fact, according to some statistics, roughly

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Maintaining Eye Safety During Sports

Maintaining Eye Safety During Sports
ConsumerDangers
February 4th, 2015

We wear all kinds of protective guards when playing sports – elbow and knee pads when skating or biking, full body gear during football and rugby, mouth guards for all kinds of sports, helmets of all kinds, and so much more. One area of sports safety where too many of us overlook the need for protective guards is eye safety. After all, during almost any sort of athletic competition or performance we can scratch,

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A Guide to Household Chemicals

A Guide to Household Chemicals
ConsumerDangers
February 3rd, 2015

Do you think that you have harmful chemicals in almost every room in the house? While you might think of your kitchen and bathroom as places where dangerous items like cleansers are found, you might be astonished to learn just how many life-threatening health issues might be triggered by chemicals in almost every room. Let’s do a walk-through of the average home and discover where the obvious, and not so obvious

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