THE ROBINSON REPORT #4: Pool Safely – Pledge before you Plunge!

Who doesn’t love summer? Summer is for picnics, the beach, BBQs, vacations, laughing, spending time with family and friends outdoors, and SWIMMING! Swimming can be a great way for kids to play and exercise, yet I cannot emphasize enough the importance of safety around the water, especially for those with young children at pools. Parents […]

THE ROBINSON REPORT #3: Not as Protected As We Think We Are

We often make assumptions that products sold in this country are safe because we believe we have agencies that are responsible for making sure that that is true. We are truly shocked when we find that our safety system is not what we think it is. I am writing today about one of these prevalent […]

THE ROBINSON REPORT #2: Finding a new CIO – One small step for the CPSC, One giant leap for CPSC’s new and improved enterprise-wide integrated approach to data!

Anyone who is focused on consumer product safety knows that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) generates the only statistical product injury related data in the world. Since becoming a CPSC Commissioner two years ago, I have learned that these data are absolutely critical to product-safety decisions being made throughout the world and, particularly, at […]


THE ROBINSON REPORT #1: Celebrating Safety – Fireworks, Fun and the Fourth!

Welcome to my new blog! Two years ago, I was honored to be sworn in as a Commissioner at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). CPSC has just launched Commissioners’ blogs and I am delighted to celebrate this anniversary with my first blog post! In this virtual age of social media, digital conversations and […]