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41 treated for fireworks-related injuries through holiday weekend

...people 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...

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

...that 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
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
Officials urge residents to practice fireworks safety

...risk 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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-16/john-deere-recalls-7000-tr
Goodell stresses safety at youth clinic

...football clinic in Akron, Ohio, where players received new helmets through a partnership started by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.Player safety has been one of Goodell's overriding interests, sparking changes to outlaw dangerous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-08-04/goodell-stresses-safety-youth
Injured motocross rider opens eyes, moves a bit

...as 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-30/injured-motocross-rider-opens
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
Club Car recalling 950 cars

...Car is recalling nearly 1,000 of its gas-powered golf cars.The Augusta-based company told the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission that the fuel hose could separate from the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.No incidents have occurred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-06/club-car-recalling-950-car
Club Car recalls 600 Precedent golf cars

Club Car is recalling 600 Precedent golf cars, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday, because a fuel tank seam can separate and allow fuel to leak, causing a fire hazard.The golf carts, made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-12-07/club-car-re