14432 Fri, 05/09/2008 - 11:55am
NEW YORK–The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Window Covering Safety Council will team up once again this October to observe the sixth annual National Window Covering Safety Month.
This month-long, nationwide campaign is designed to increase consumer awareness of potential window-cord hazards, as well as to urge parents and caregivers of young children to only use cordless window products in young children’s bedrooms and replace all window coverings in the home made before 2001 with today’s safer products.
The WCSC will direct public awareness initiatives and National Window Covering Safety Month marketing activities on behalf of the industry. Planned initiatives include issuing news releases for print and broadcast media; a special National Window Covering Safety Month page on the WCSC Web site, windowcoverings.org; and cooperative promotional efforts with safety groups.