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Mt. Lebanon Parents Raise Health Concerns About Synthetic Turf

Earth movers are busily clearing away the natural surface of a couple of ball fields in Mount Lebanon’s municipal park.

10/24/2014

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Boy Injured After Electronic Tablet Battery Explodes

A young boy was injured after the battery in his electronic tablet exploded.

08/15/2014

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Soccer Goals Causing Potential Danger For Children

There are more than three million kids who play soccer in the United States, and 44,000 in the Pittsburgh region. That’s a lot of children on the soccer field, and many kids and parents are unaware of a danger on the field — soccer goals tipping over.

07/17/2014

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Scott Recalls 2,000 Speedster Bikes

Scott is recalling its “Speedster Bicycles” because part of the steering mechanism can break, which poses a risk of falling.

06/10/2014

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Safety Concerns Prompted Bunk Beds Recall

Lea Industries is recalling its bunk beds with bookcases because the beds can be assembled incorrectly.

06/04/2014

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Electrical Shock Incident In Fla. Puts Pool Safety Center Stage

With the Memorial Day weekend underway, the unofficial start of summer has local pool owners getting their outdoor oasis together.

05/23/2014

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Bed Rail Recall Issued After Reported Deaths

After the deaths of three women, the federal government is taking action regarding a safety hazard in the home.

05/20/2014

(Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Leaf Blowers Recalled Over Laceration Hazard

Now that warmer weather has arrived, more people will be out doing yard work.

04/22/2014

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CPSC Rates Kids Falling From Windows A Top 5 Home Hazard

A 5-year-old girl remains in the hospital after falling out of her bedroom window in Ross Township on Thursday afternoon.

04/04/2014

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Rashes, Blisters Lead To Major Fitbit Recall

A recall has been announced on the popular FitBit wireless wristband activity tracker after thousands of complaints of itchy rashes, blisters, and burns.

03/13/2014

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CPSC Warns Public About Holiday-Related Dangers

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates more than 15,000 injuries related to holiday decorating occurred in November and December of last year.

12/10/2013

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Build-A-Bear Recalls Stuffed Animal Due To Possible Choking Hazard

A popular children’s toy is being recalled because of a choking hazard.

08/29/2013

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Kichler Lighting Recalls Chandelier Over Injury Concerns

Kichler Lighting is recalling the Aztec nine-light fixture, which was exclusively sold at Lowe’s under the Portfolio brand name.

06/20/2013

Chest Freezers Recalled Over Fire Hazard Concerns

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 41,000 more freezers are being recalled, following a recall in 2010.

04/02/2013

Snow Blowers Being Recalled

Just as you may need it most, a popular snowblower is being recalled.

03/06/2013

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