February 17th, 2012
Johnson & Johnson has just announced a major recall for their line of Infant’s Tylenol. The recall covers more than 500,000 bottles of liquid Tylenol. While there is reportedly nothing wrong with the medicine itself, a portion of the “SimpleMeasure” dosing system has a flawed design that can lead to a portion of the packaging to fall into the medicine.
Parents and caregivers are encouraged to …continue reading the rest of Product Recalls: Tylenol for Infants
August 17th, 2011
Just before the busy Memorial Day weekend, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a major recall of pool drain covers that left many of our customers struggling to find answers. Shortly after that announcement we shared a video with you that answered as many questions as possible. If you are still struggling to find answers to your questions, you may find the following information …continue reading the rest of Answers to Your Drain Cover Recall Questions
June 13th, 2011
A little more than two weeks ago the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a product recall for roughly 1 million pool drain covers. These covers were originally manufactured to meet the requirements of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. Unfortunately, it has been determined that drain covers from eight different manufacturers had been incorrectly rated.
The following video from …continue reading the rest of Announcement: Pool Drain Cover Recalls
May 12th, 2011
CultureOfSafety.com was designed by West Bend as a place to discuss some of the most pressing risk management concerns facing nonprofit, youth focused, and community based organizations. Because these organizations serve such a diverse group of people with such a wide range of programs, we discuss a lot of different topics on this site. One topic certainly seems to get more attention than the others though.
Between our Ten Commandments of Effective Lifeguarding video series, our Aquatics Best Practices Guide, and a variety of Aquatic Safety Tips, we think it’s clear that aquatic safety is an important pillar in our risk management plan. And for good reason. A pool, spa, or lake is almost always the greatest source of exposure for an organization. And even if there isn’t a pool or lake on premises at your organization, your members and guests will undoubtedly benefit from water safety knowledge.
In an effort to continue offering the most thorough and relevant water safety information to our visitors, West Bend is very excited to announce a partnership with the …continue reading the rest of Do you Pool Safely?