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Window blinds: what you don’t know can hurt young children, CPSC says

Window blinds are a common household necessity that many of us don’t even consider when assessing safety in our homes. However, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has made its goal to change people’s mindsets on window blinds by reminding consumers the hidden dangers surrounding exposed cords. According to ABC 6, mother Nicci Walla was videotaping her children in 2002 when she realized her 4-year-old son had become entrapped in the cords of a window blind and was in distress. By the time she reached him, he had lost consciousness. She dialed 911 and while attempting to get an ... Read More