THE ROBINSON REPORT #33: A JOURNEY FOR SAFETY – DATA, CONSUMER PRODUCTS, ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY & ISRAEL

Last month, I traveled to Israel to meet with an NGO, industry stakeholders, a voluntary standards organization, manufacturers, scientists, and researchers. As the marketplace becomes increasingly global, understanding all phases of the international supply chain, including the research and development (R&D) stage, is critically important. Traveling to Israel was key to a better understanding of […]

THE ROBINSON REPORT #24: Let Us Make Guns Safer

The astronomical numbers of casualties in this country that result from guns have many causes. Each of those causes calls for a separate analysis concerning prevention. As a Commissioner at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), I would like to focus today on the substantial percentage of injuries and deaths which are not the […]

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 […]