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National Survey Finds 86% of Consumers are Aware of Window Covering Cord Safety Hazards

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national survey from the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) found that 86% of adult consumers are aware of the strangulation hazard certain window covering cords may pose to infants and young children. This result signifies that the vast majority of consumers know the importance of window covering cord safety. The WCSC study was conducted in a February 2021 online survey among 1,000 U.S. adults, ages 18 and older ... Read More

National Survey Finds Vast Majority of Consumers are ‎ Aware of Strangulation Risk Posed by Certain Corded Window Coverings

Notably, 11% of parents are unaware of risk and could be leaving children susceptible to this critical safety hazard. NEW YORK, NY (October 15, 2020)—A new national survey from the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) found that 89% of adult consumers, including 92% of Baby boomers (ages 56-74), 89% of Generation X (ages 40-55) and 86% of Millennials (ages 24-39), were aware of the strangulation hazard posed to infants and ... Read More

October is Window Covering Safety Month and Safety Starts at Home

New York, NY (October 1, 2020) - Window covering cords are one of the top five hidden hazards in the home according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and to increase awareness of the potential strangulation hazard that exposed cords can present to young children, October is National Window Covering Safety Month. The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is encouraging parents and caregivers to use only cordless window ... Read More

October is Window Covering Safety Month and Going Cordless for Kids is Easier than Ever ‎

New York, NY (October 1, 2019) - Window covering cords are one of the top five hidden hazards in the home according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). To increase awareness of the potential strangulation hazard that exposed cords can present to kids, the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) and the CPSC have once again declared October as National Window Covering Safety Month, encouraging parents and caregivers to ... Read More

New National Survey Finds Most Consumers are ‎ Aware of Strangulation Risk Posed by Certain Corded Window Coverings ‎

NEW YORK, NY (April 8, 2019)—A new national survey from the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) found that 81% of adult consumers including 88% of Generation X (born between 1965-1980) and 78% of Millennials (born between 1981 and 1996), were aware of the strangulation hazard posed to infants and young children from certain corded window coverings. The WCSC study was conducted in a March 2019 survey among 1,000 U.S. adults, ... Read More