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Consumer Product Safety Issues (Safety and Risk in Society) by Peter A. Varga

By Peter A. Varga

Buyer safeguard has taken, over the past a long time, an ever-growing and significant place in our society, particularly in constructed international locations. This e-book specializes in many of the key concerns during this box which touches almost every person together with baby seats, firearms, nutrition safeguard, and plastics. moreover, legislation and federal companies and their actions are reviewed and mentioned.

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Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2004;11(4):225-30. Desapriya EB, Pike I, Joshi P. Prices and affordability in child restraint seats in Japan. Inj Prev. 2005;11(2):125. Desapriya E, Pike I, Raina P. Severity of alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in British Columbia: case - control study. Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot. 2006;13(2):89-94. Desapriya E, Fujiwara T, Pike I, Babul-Wellar S, Scime G. Evaluation of compulsory child restraint seat law to reduce motor vehicle child occupant death in Japan 1994-2005.

Front seating is permitted without provision in Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, UK, and US. Front seating is completely prohibited in Finland; and it is prohibited until the age of 12 years in Azerbaijan, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, and Yugoslavia. It is prohibited until the age of 10 years in Monaco, and Turkey. Front seating is permitted if appropriate child restraints are in place in several countries including Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovakia, and Spain.

Greenberg-Seth and colleagues (2004) reported the efficacy of an intervention for increasing rear seating for child occupants over a short time period. The objective of their project was to increase child rear seating in conjunction with proper CRS use by reinforcing educational messages with incentives for positive behavior. Special attempts were made to reach lower-income segments of society through collaboration with existing community organizations. INCREASING APPROPRIATE CRS/BOOSTER SEAT USE IN OUR COMMUNITIES The underlying reasons for such high rates of misuse of this important child safety device are not well understood.

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