PSC Founder and President sets the bar for excellence With more than 3,000 product safety approvals attained worldwide, Product Safety Consulting Inc. relies on its in-house team of experts to provide the highest levels of safety, quality and performance engineering consulting. And behind our successes in certification and testing is our management team, starting at … Continue reading “John Allen Leads the Way”
Oct. 7-13 is National Fire Prevention Week. According to the National Safety Council, there were 3100 deaths related to fire, smoke and flames already in 2013. The NSC puts together a great list of safety tips and a check list of things to do around the house to keep safe. Do your part today.
Pool season is near; keep your children safe from the water this summer… http://youtu.be/v0mUPr68x2U
Flame Retardants in our household products – do they work? How safe are they? The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for their Investigative Series on Flame Retardants. Check out the six articles.. http://media.apps.chicagotribune.com/flames/index.html
More on Flame-Retardants. California is not liking them either, but is there an effective alternative?? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michaelgreen/flame-retardants-_b_2925045.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false
Gobble, Gobble……..of course now is the time to be thinking about those very hazardous oil filled Turkey fryers. A couple of thoughts before you decide to use one…. Don’t use it. Find an oil-less fryer!! They’re out there. UL and the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) are totally against them. Neither company will Certify … Continue reading “Beware Turkey Fryers!”
So far in 2013 there have been at least twenty deaths of children unattended in vehicles; ten which has been confirmed as heatstroke and ten which, based upon the known circumstances, are most likely heatstroke. These incidents can occur on days with relatively mild (~ 70 degrees F) temperatures and that vehicles can reach life-threatening … Continue reading “Beat the Heat, Check the Backseat!”
John Allen on the road with HP, got to have some fun. Product Safety Consulting has been travelling across the U.S. with HP. PSC has been doing Field Evalutions and labelling on HP’s printing presses.
The festivities are coming with the 4th of July holiday. Unfortunately, hospitals keep pretty busy this time of year. Data shows that children between the ages of 10 and 14 are at three times the risk of fireworks injuries than the general population. About a third of the injuries were from small firecrackers, 21 percent … Continue reading “Using Fireworks Safely”