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Safety tricks for a safe and happy Halloween

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Friday is Halloween – a great day for fun and treats. Use these simple tricks to avoid these safety hazards and potential injuries.  Hazard: Jack O’Lanterns and decorative candles can represent very dangerous fire hazards when you have children in costumes playing nearby. Safe solution: Use battery powered flashlights and imitation candle lights to avoid open flames. Hazard: Costumes are not...

Meet KID’s fall interns

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Every fall, KID welcomes several University of Chicago student interns through the federal work study program. Read on to meet our 3 new interns and the goals they have for the year. Are you also interested in getting involved with our work? Then please check out our volunteer opportunities to learn how. Miriam Hauser A safety fact...

KID’s New Report Finds Child Product Hazards in Illinois Child Care

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KID released the findings from a survey of Illinois child care providers in our latest report, Safe Products and Child Care: An Illinois Snapshot. We found that Illinois is missing out on an opportunity to improve child care safety. Although Illinois has some of the most progressive child care product safety and safe sleep regulations on...

Kids in Danger Founders Presented with Hope and Courage Award

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On October 10, 2014, Kids in Danger founders Linda Ginzel and Boaz Keysar were honored by Lurie Children’s Hospital with the first ever Community Advocate Hope and Courage Award. Patrick Magoon, Lurie Children’s President and CEO, expressed that the award is meant to honor people who “embody the values of Hope and Courage as well,...
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NEWS

In addition to providing information pertaining to our organization, KID provides brief updates on current children’s product safety information and events. For more frequent news postings, visit KID’s blog.

October 2014

KID releases a new report on child product safety in Illinois child care Read more

September 2014

CPSC votes 4-0 to adopt new standard for magnet sets Read more

July 2014

KID issues new report on summer safety. Read more

KID program director gives great advice to grandparents on what products to avoid. Read more

May 2014

Health & safety advocates join to support statewide ban on sale of crib bumper pads due to suffocation risk Read more

KID hosts BFA 2014 honoring Inez Tenenbaum Read more

Consumer groups respond to Buckyball Settlement Read more

April 2014

KID board member, Geoff Phillips, recognized with award Read more

Illinois House votes to ban the sale of crib bumper pads Read more

February 2014

KID report shows recalled products remain in our homes Read more

November 2013

Consumer groups praise Tenenbaum’s tenure at CPSC. Read more

September 2013

KID founders co-author op-ed on safety bill’s fifth anniversary. Read more

August 2013

KID, Congressional Representatives and others mark the fifth anniversary of landmark safety bill. Read more

August 2013

Consumer groups mark five years of safety. Read more

July 2013

KID shares safety information on TV and furniture tip-overs. Read more

February 2013

KID releases report on children’s product recalls in 2012. Read more

February 2013

KID joins Illinois Attorney General and other advocates in furniture safety campaign. Read more

 

EVENTS

Support KID Running Team with pizza on September 18th.

NVMRCharityBlueSquareCharity registration for the 2014 Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon is open. Join KID’s Running Team. The 26 runners who participated in the 2013 Naperville Marathon raised over $15,000 for KID. Read more.

KID will also have a team in the September 20, 2014 Run Forest Run in Aurora.  Join us! Learn more here.

RECENT UPDATES

Read the latest E Alert for up-to-date highlights.

Read the latest Recall Digest for the most recent recalls of children’s products.


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