Six Summer Safety Tips All Parents Should Follow

NEW YORK– Summer is coupled with sun and fun for the family, but what can parents do to help ensure that their children stay safe while enjoying the beautiful weather? The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) urges parents and caregivers to follow these six simple tips to help protect children from potentially harmful hazards. 1. Check window coverings for exposed cords that could pose a strangulation hazard to infants and ... Read More

How To Ensure Cord Safety During Spring Cleaning

PUT CHILD SAFETY ON THE "TO-DO" LIST THIS SPRING There's more to spring cleaning than sprucing up NEW YORK, NY —Amidst the dusting and scrubbing of spring cleaning this year, it is imperative for parents and caregivers to check their home for any lurking household dangers. The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) is reminding families to check their window coverings for exposed or dangling cords that can pose a strangulation ... Read More

Choose Cordless Window Coverings and Baby-Safe Home Furnishings!

Watch this informative news segment from The Daily Buzz to learn how to shop for cordless window coverings and other household items which are essential for homes with babies and young children! Children and window cords do not mix. Window cords can pose a potential strangulation hazard to young children. Parents and caregivers are urged to only use cordless window coverings in homes with young children. Check your window coverings ... Read More

Le Window Covering Safety Council annonce un rappel volontaire de certains stores et couvre-fenêtres à cordon avec contrôle de mise à niveau descendant/montant

NEW YORK– Le Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC), en collaboration avec Santé Canada, annonce aujourd’hui un rappel volontaire pour réparer certains stores et couvre-fenêtres à cordon avec contrôle de mise à niveau descendant/montant, de couleurs et de dimensions variées. La majorité de ces produits sont faits sur mesure. Les trousses de modification sont aussi à la disposition des consommateurs aux États-Unis. Les stores et couvre-fenêtres avec contrôle de mise à ... Read More

Window Covering Safety Council Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Corded Bottom-Up Top-Down (BUTD)-Style Window Blinds and Shades

NEW YORK, – The Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) in cooperation with Health Canada is announcing today a voluntary recall to repair certain corded bottom-up top-down (BUTD)-style window blinds and shades made in various dimensions, and colors.  The majority of these products are custom made.  The retrofit kits are also available to consumers in the United States. BUTD window blinds and shades come in a variety of fabrics and dimensions.  ... Read More