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CPSC's mandate is to "protect the public against unreasonable risks of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products." About 15,000 types of consumer products are regulated by the CPSC, including items such as children's toys and furniture, mattresses, household appliances, and some chemical components of common household products. The CPSC addresses its mandate to protect the public from hazardous consumer products by developing voluntary and mandatory standards, enforcing mandatory standards, banning and/or recalling unsafe consumer products, and educating consumers about product safety and ...
Eight Shareholders from Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton are ...
The Energy Hedge Fund Center (EHFC), the premier information source for energy and environmental hedge funds ( today announced that it is now tracking 450 hedge funds in the energy and environmental space including 200 funds focused exclusively on various energy strategies. EHFC staff believe that the true number is still higher as there has been a general rush to the energy sector on the part of many general funds over the last 18-months. “We have been finding or been contacted by an average of about fifteen hedge funds per month since we started the directory of energy hedge funds," reports EHFC ... market research, surveys and trends
The Human Touch HT-5005 Full-Body Massage Chair Puts Traditional ...
With a determination to raise the awareness levels on Ovarian Cancer, Debbie Stevens has set about using her love for writing as her tool to drive the message further. Since losing her own mother to this disease almost 6 years ago this year, Debbie found writing her own method of coping with grief, and this is what led to her 1st book of poetry being published. "A Piece of My Mind" was released January, 2001 and although made it into many homes, shops & libraries across her home state, Debbie never felt this was enough so continued pursiung her dream to publish more. Her latest book, 'Precious Cache-poetry in our ... market research, surveys and trends


Residential Fire Survey
Apr 16, 2003 ... $5.6 billion in property loss. Although residential fire losses have decreased ... alarms, 20 percent of the households had no alarms that worked. Changes .... Shawn Blain, Office of Human. Resources Management, Consumer .... Comments on CPSC National Residential Fire Survey ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CPSC, Gerber, BPHC, BET Launch Campaign to Lower African-American ...
showing that African-Americans are more likely to place their babies to sleep in ways that increase the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The survey found that more than half of African-American parents place their babies to sleep on their stomachs or sides and African-Americans are more likely to place soft bedding such as quilts, comforters or pillows in the crib with their infants. National infant mortality statistics show that African-American babies are twice as likely to die from SIDS as other babies. Today, CPSC and Gerber, in conjunction with the Health Resources and Services ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Company Anticipates Expansion to Park and Playground Equipment
Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Announces Use of Company�s Patented Nansulate� Clear Thermal Insulation and Protective Coating On Metal Handrails To Prevent Contact Burn Injury Caused by Sun Heated Metal Surfaces Abstract: Company Anticipates Expansion to Park and Playground Equipment Naples, FL | Posted on July 8th, 2010 Industrial Nanotech, Inc. (Pink Sheets:INTK), an emerging global leader in nanoscience energy saving solutions, announced today that the Company's patented nanotechnology based Nansulate� thermal insulation and protective coating is being used by a Florida County to coat the metal handrails at municipal ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Sharp Edge: One Man's Quest To Improve Saw Safety
Table saws are by far the most dangerous tools used by woodworkers and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Every year around the U.S., more than 3,000 people cut off their fingers or thumbs in table saw accidents, according to data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. And 30,000 end up in emergency rooms with other injuries. One entrepreneur has developed a safety device called SawStop that prevents those injuries. But the power tool industry has chosen not to adopt the technology. And because of that, power tool manufacturers now face a growing number of lawsuits. Lightning Fast Injuries A table saw has an open spinning blade ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Office of the Inspector General Follow-Up Audit Report: CPSC's ...
the Office of Human Resources (EXRM). EXRM is currently updating its .... supervisor and Office of Human Resources Management (EXRM) when an account is 60 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Consumer Safety - Speaker Nancy Pelosi | Current Legislation
.  This landmark, bipartisan legislation takes several key steps to make children and all Americans safer, including essentially eliminating lead from toys and children’s products; prohibiting the use of dangerous phthalates in children’s toys and child care products; and providing the Consumer Product Safety Commission with significantly greater resources and personnel.  On August 14, the bill was signed into law. Watch Speaker Pelosi speak in support of the bill>> This critical legislation is supported by the nation’s consumer groups, including the Consumer Federation of America and Consumers Union. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
TAMU Computer Science and Engineering :: CPSC 681 2009-2010 ...
We developed algorithms for several problems in structural bioinformatics, among them algorithms for maintaining molecular surfaces under conformational changes, identifying channels in the complement of molecules, and simulating molecular motions. The efficiency of the algorithms relies in part on favorable geometric and kinematic properties of (common models of) molecules. We describe these properties and how the algorithms exploit them. More information can be found at . Dan Halperin received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University in 1992. He then spent three years at the ...
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What does the comsumer product safety commission do? - Yahoo! Answers
A. CPSC is an Independent Federal Regulatory Agency. CPSC works to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. We do this by developing voluntary standards with industry issuing and enforcing mandatory standards or banning consumer products if no feasible standard would adequately protect the public obtaining the recall of products or arranging for their repair conducting research on potential product hazards informing and educating consumers through the media, state and local governments, private organizations, and by responding to consumer inquiries for ...
Why is mcdonalds recalling there Shrek Glasses?
McDonald's shares down 1.3 pct (Adds latest Canadian figures, manufacturer's lack of comment on where drinking glasses were made, updates stock price) By Ben Klayman DETROIT, June 4 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) has recalled at least 13.4 million "Shrek"-themed drinking glasses in the United States and Canada after consumers were warned to stop using them because they contain the toxic metal cadmium. Cadmium was found in the painted design of the movie characters on the glassware, which McDonald's outlets sold for about $2 each, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and ...