Jump Away from Trampoline Injuries

Trampolines are a popular addition to many backyards, but thousands of people are injured on them each year. In fact, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission estimated that approximately 83,300 injuries requiring emergency room treatment in 2011 were associated with trampolines. Most trampoline injuries occur at home, with children under six facing the greatest […]

Takata Airbag Recalls Continue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently reported that the Takata recall has been expanded. The most recent recall affects Nissan, Ford, and Mazda vehicles. Based on NHTSA-ordered testing, new at-risk inflators were discovered. None of these vehicles have experienced an airbag rupture during testing or while on the road. The inflators that were recently […]

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Prevent Blindness has designated August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Eye injuries are common in children, but they are often preventable. According to Prevent Blindness, 125,000 eye injuries each year involve common household products. A sports-related eye injury is treated in an emergency room every 13 minutes. Not only that, a whopping 43% […]