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  • State Police Helping to Install Car Seats

    June 1, 2011 5:54 AM

    According to the Center for Disease Control, the leading cause of death for children in the US is motor vehicle injuries. State Police are trying to change that and make sure all car seats are installed the right way. "A lot of people think installing a car seat is... more »
  • Trash Burning Causing Severe Injuries

    January 5, 2011 6:38 AM

    It's something you don't really think about, but burning trash the wrong way could lead to serious injuries. "It's very scary and very dangerous," said Alton Trahan, Lafayette Fire Department Investigator. This past year, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center saw an increase in the number of patients who... more »
  • Drop-side Cribs Banned by the Government

    December 15, 2010 7:14 PM

    A traditional crib that has cradled millions of babies for generations has been out-lawed. The Consumer Product Safety Commission unanimously voted to ban the manufacture, sale, and resale of drop-side cribs. During the past decade, more than 30 infants and toddlers died because of the malfunction of drop-side cribs. This... more »
  • Family files lawsuit against Stork Craft Crib

    November 30, 2009 2:56 PM

    Crib - Complaint filed.pdf Lawsuit Filed in Stork Craft Crib Recall Louisiana Firms File Suit on Behalf of Family Whose Infant Died In Recalled Crib LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 7-month-old Louisiana boy who suffocated to death in a... more »
  • Safe Families: Stork Craft Bed Recall

    November 24, 2009 9:19 AM

    Infant Entrapment and Suffocation Prompts Stork Craft to Recall More Than 2.1 Million Drop-Side Cribs WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing Inc., of British Columbia, Canada, today announced the voluntary recall of more than 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side... more »
  • Prevent Fires and Get Out Safely

    October 6, 2009 2:15 PM

    "Stay Fire Smart- Don't Get Burned"-- that is the theme for this year's Fire Prevention Month. The Lafayette Fire Department is teaching students all week long how to stay safe: Prevent a fire in the first place by finding 2 ways out of every room and keeping exits clear.... more »

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