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41 treated for fireworks-related injuries through holiday weekend

...nationally were injured in fireworks-related accidents, and eight people died, according to a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission report. Children younger than 15 accounted for about 40 percent of the injuries.Hands and fingers were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/41-treated-fireworks-related
Fireworks-related burns common during Fourth of July

...fireworks start more fires nationwide than all other causes combined.According to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued last week, eight people died and an estimated 11,400 people were injured in fireworks-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/fireworks-related-burns-comm
Club Car recalling 1,800 golf cars for falling risk

...golf carts because of a safety issue that can put passengers at risk of falling out of the vehicle.The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that various sizes, models and colors of its 2012 Precedent 12 golf and transport vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-19/club-car-recalling-1800-go
Officials urge residents to practice fireworks safety

...of fireworks injury was highest for children ages 5 through 19."According to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an estimated 8,700 people were treated for fireworks-related injuries in 2012, with most happening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-30/officials-urge-residents-prac
Former SC official retires from post as Consumer Product Safety chairwoman

...what's the main safety focus of the Consumer Product Safety Commission?A: Right now, we are looking...your role as chairwoman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission?A: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has a wonderful mission to protect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-29/former-sc-official-retires-po
E-Z-GO recalls golf, utility vehicles due to crash hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that Augusta-based E-Z-GO is recalling about 30,000 golf cars, shuttles and off-road utility vehicles.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-23/e-z-go-recalls-golf-utilit
John Deere recalls 7,000 tractors made in Grovetown

...compact utility tractors because of weak spring locking pins in the rollover protective system.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall Wednesday involving 19 models of John Deere 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 series compact tractors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/john-deere-recalls-7000-tr
Injured motocross rider opens eyes, moves a bit

...off-road vehicles generate far more serious injuries than mainstream sports and activities.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported in 2011 ? the latest year for available data ? that more than 60,000 people were injured in wrecks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/injured-motocross-rider-opens
Western Carolina, Georgia-Carolina state fairs undergo ride inspections

...companies, however, are difficult to find. No federal regulations require national safety reports. The Consumer Product Safety Commission monitors amusement ride injuries but the agency was closed this week because of the government shutdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-15/western-carolina-geor
Hospital officials urge fireworks safety

...Fireworks were involved in more than 8,700 injuries nationwide in 2012, according to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. In a test field of 34 cases, about 68 percent were the result of misuse.Joseph M. Still Burn Center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-02/hospital-officials-urge-firew