Four students from WPI with Commissioner Buerkle

Tomorrow’s Engineers

From time to time, I host a coffee hour for CPSC staff. It is a wonderful opportunity to get a chance to meet and talk with so many people in our agency that we do not get to interact with on a regular basis. Our coffees help put faces with names and in getting to […]

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Keeping Your Family Safe This Month

October is a busy month for safety awareness. It is National Window Covering Safety Month, a very good time to raise awareness of this hidden hazard and to educate parents and caregivers on this hidden hazard. It is so important to check your window coverings for exposed or dangling cords, which could pose a strangulation […]

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On the Road: Minneapolis, Cincinnati, & Bentonville

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit three of America’s job creators.  Polaris, a leader in the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle (ROV) industry; Proctor and Gamble, a frontrunner in the health, personal care and home care manufacturing business and Walmart, one of the world’s leading retailers. Each company, while unique in culture and product, shared one common […]

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Welcome and Happy Fourth of July!

Welcome to my new blog! I am delighted that CPSC has provided the Commissioners the ability to blog and tweet so that we can communicate with people through the wonder of social media. My blog will be a place you can find my thoughts on CPSC related issues, updates on CPSC activity, and education and […]