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15 Dec 2020 · Michael Girbino
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14 Dec 2020 · Michael Kocab
Background Field Investigations is launching the FY21 Senior Fire Safety Campaign in cooperation with the CPSC Office of Communications (OCM). Older Americans (over age 65) are one of the groups at greatest risk of dying in a fire. Whether it’s a loose dangling sleeve over the stop top or food left unattended,…read more
13 Dec 2020 · Michael Girbino
The USCPSC recently introduced a new public safety campaign tailored to senior citizens. Please click on the links for additional information.…read more
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