According to the most recent CPSC report, more than 2 million units of dangerous toys and children’s products were seized during 2012 and were prevented from reaching the hands of children.
Natchitoches, Louisiana (PRWEB) December 18, 2012
Louisiana insurance agency, Cunningham Financial Group, recognizes the month of December as National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. With the holidays right around the corner, it is important to take safety into consideration, especially when purchasing gifts for little ones.
Over the past four years, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have worked together to protect children from dangerous toys. Both have succeeded in stopping more than 8.5 million units of at least 2,400 different toys and children’s products with safety hazards. According to the most recent CPSC report, more than 2 million units of dangerous toys and children’s products were seized during 2012 and were prevented from reaching the hands of children.
While the CPSC is doing their part to protect the youth from hazardous products, Americans should be doing the same. Cunningham Financial Group has a few tips to share with the Louisiana community:
- Always choose eye-safe and age appropriate toys for children.
- Inspect toys that children receive as gifts.
- Always accompany sports equipment with safety gear (padding, goggles, mouth pieces, etc.)
- Always read the label on a toy before purchasing. Check to see if there is a “supervision is required” label.
- Inspect all toys for sharp corners, rough edges, small pieces, etc.
- Opt for educational toys to stimulate development.
- Avoid toys with ropes, cords, flying objects, loud noises, heating elements, etc.
- Before shopping, check the “recalled toy” list online.
Cunningham Financial Group is 100% dedicated to serving and protecting the Louisiana community. By following the tips listed above, residents may be able to avoid the worst case scenario this season. In the event that an accident or injury does occur at home, the agency is here to provide health insurance solutions to cover any medical costs. It can also supply homeowners with a Louisiana homeowners insurance policy, in the event of a liability suit.
The agency wishes locals well this holiday season!
About Cunningham Financial Group:
Proudly located in Natchitoches & Mansfield LA, Cunningham Financial Group is the area’s leading local insurance agency; dedicated to serving the insurance needs of Louisiana individuals, families and businesses for over 75 years. As a well established agency, Cunningham Financial Group represents various nationwide insurance carriers, allowing its dedicated agents to effectively compare rates and coverage to ensure clients receive the quality protection they deserve. The agency’s broad network of providers ensures that they can secure superior Louisiana insurance, and the most affordable online insurance quotes, for all coverage needs!