News tagged with consumer product safety

Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids

If you want to get a soccer mom's attention, bring up the subject of artificial turf, the preferred playing surface for children from pre-K to college – or at least preferred by school boards and parks and recreation departments.

Mar 06, 2017
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Study looks at power tool injuries

From lifting a mower to trim the hedges to lopping trees with a circular saw, it seems there are endless ways for DIY enthusiasts to end up in hospital emergency departments.

Dec 19, 2016
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Don't spoil the holidays by ignoring fire safety

While the holidays should be a time of joy, there are many potential fire hazards that could ruin them if people don't take adequate precautions to protect themselves, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Nov 23, 2016
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