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Temp Temple

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Temp Temple is the Communications Assistant for Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Web Development department. Born and raised in Montgomery, Ala., Temp began writing for Righting Injustice as an intern following his sophomore year at Belmont University, where he received the Bruin Blog Scholarship and wrote for the university’s official blog each semester. Now a full-time employee of the firm, Temp is a graduate of Huntingdon College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Temp writes a variety of posts during his workday ranging from assorted recalls to firm and national litigation, and special events happening across the nation.

American Honda Recalls 150,600 Portable Generators Due To Fire and Burn Hazards

After four reported incidents of fuel leaks, American Honda and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have announced a voluntary recall of around 150,600 portable generators. Consumers should immediately end use of recalled products unless instructed otherwise. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell any recalled consumer product. Despite no injuries or fires reported, the fuel leaks can pose fire and burn hazards. The Honda gasoline-powered generators that have been recalled are labeled with model number EU2000i and serial numbers EAAJ-2260273 through EAAJ-2485025. Furthermore, the generators are black and red in color or have a camouflage design, ... Read More

OSHA Warns Hurricane Sandy Recovery Workers To Avoid Storm Hazards

When Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast of the United States, the effects were more devastating than previously imagined.  According to NBC News, an estimated 6.2 million people across seven states were without power and the death rate soared to more than 100, with officials believing that the number will rise as time goes on. However, thanks to a variety of businesses and organizations, many people are diligently working to provide assistance and support to those who need it. Recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy victims have been difficult due to the large amount of hazards storm cleanup and rescue workers face. ... Read More

Oil platform explosion injures workers off the coast of Louisiana

This morning an explosion aboard an oil platform resulted in fire and serious injuries. The oil platform is located in the Gulf of Mexico, about 20 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La. Reports are conflicting but the latest news is that 11 workers were injured, four seriously, and two workers are still missing. While rescue workers are searching the waters for the two, officials have not released the names of the missing or injured victims. Unlike the BP oil spill in 2010 that led to the deaths of 11 workers and the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, this ... Read More

Nestlé USA Recalls Chocolate Powder Due To Possibility Of Salmonella

Due to the possible presence of Salmonella, Nestlé USA has announced a voluntary recall on certain quantities of Nestlé NESQUIK® Chocolate Powder in the 10.9, 21.8 and 40.7 ounce canisters.  While no other varieties of NESQUICK powder or any sizes or flavors of NESQUICK ready-to-drink products are affected by this recall, the recalled NESQUICK Chocolate Powder was distributed nationally. These canisters have been removed from distribution due to the notification of an ingredient supplier, Omya Inc., which has recently issued a recall on limited lots of its ingredient, calcium carbonate, due to the possibility of Salmonella. While the recalled calcium ... Read More

Trend Lab Recalls Upholstered Toddler Chairs Due To Laceration And Choking Hazards

Due to laceration and choking hazards, Trend Lab LLC has announced a voluntary recall on around 16,850 of its line of children’s upholstered toddler chairs.  While there have been no incidents or accidents reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Trend Lab has been made aware that in rare situations involving excessive use or abuse of the recalled chairs, staples on the back binding of the chairs may become loose and present potential risks to toddlers. Offered in both Club style and Mod Style, the recalled upholstered toddler chairs are 24” wide by 17” deep.  The Mod style chairs ... Read More

Nature’s Recipe Recalls Dog Biscuits Due To Risk Of Salmonella

Nature’s Recipe, a brand of Del Monte Foods, is issuing a voluntary recall of a narrow supply of Nature’s Recipe® Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken.  Despite no pet or consumer illnesses reported, the product still carries the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, which could infect both the animals ingesting the pet products and the humans handling the pet products. Due to risks that Salmonella proposes, healthy people that could be infected should monitor themselves for some, or all, of the following symptoms:  nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (could be bloody), abdominal cramping and fever.  In rare instances, the infection could ... Read More

USB Wall Chargers Recalled Due To Burn And Fire Hazards

Atomi, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has announced a voluntary recall of roughly 80,000 Sharper Image USB wall chargers. While no injuries have been reported to date, there have been 13 reports of the chargers smoking, producing strange smells, and overheating, which could potentially lead to burn and fire hazards for consumers. USB wall chargers are used to recharge various electronic devices through a USB connection, including MP3 players and other USB-compatable devices. The recalled black plastic wall chargers will have either model number “TSI202” or “TSI260” printed on the bottom of the charger and ... Read More

CPSC and USFA Release Updated Statistics For Fire Prevention Week

October 7-13, 2012 is National Fire Prevention Week. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are releasing new statistics on fires within homes in the U.S. to remind consumers the importance of installing smoke alarms and checking all smoke alarms are working properly. These recently developed statistics by CPSC estimate an average of 366,700 accidental residential fires occurred between 2008 and 2010, costing upward of $7 billion in property damage. The statistics also report that these fires took 2,310 lives and caused 12,550 injuries. The top cause of fires in the home is cooking ... Read More

AquaLung recalls BC weight pocket handles

Despite no known occurrences or injuries reported, Aqua Lung is currently cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to conduct a voluntary recall of Aqua Lung’s SureLock II weight pocket handles. Since 2009, SureLock II has been used on most Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators (BCs) as the mechanical weight release system; however, Aqua Lung is now concerned about the rubber handle pulling off of the plastic SureLock II weight pocket assembly. If this rubber handle pulls off during a scuba dive, the weight pocket would be left engaged inside the BC. There have been no reports of adverse ... Read More

Fitness devices recalled after breaks, injuries

In accordance with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a voluntary recall was announced on roughly 40,000 older model “Professional” (P1) and “Tactical” (T1) TRX Suspension Trainer devices produced by Fitness Anywhere LLC. With 570 reports of the strap length-adjustment buckles breaking, the faulty buckles have resulted in 82 reports of the user falling, including 13 reports of head, face, shoulder and hip injuries. The defective TRX Suspension Trainer devices were manufactured between January 2006 and July 2007. They have anchor straps that are yellow or khaki nylon, a carabiner at the top end and a black nylon loop on ... Read More