THE ROBINSON REPORT #28: Wishing Everyone a Happy and Danger-Free Holiday!

The holiday season is one of the happiest and most festive times of the year! We can try to keep it happy and safe for everyone by following these important tips. First, be cautious of any open flames. Candles and flames are a beautiful sight during the holidays, but caution should be used around them, […]

THE ROBINSON REPORT #12: Special Warning – Hovering for Safety?

As many of you have read and heard, there have been numerous reports about a new product category of motorized skateboards, often referred to as “hover boards” spontaneously catching on fire. As of now, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is aware of at least twelve incidents in ten states of these products bursting into flames. […]

THE ROBINSON REPORT #6 – Going Back-To-School Safely!

With the start of the school year here, now is a busy time for American consumers. Many of you will soon be heading to the stores to purchase everything from pencils and new outfits to college dorm supplies. While sending children back to school is often an exciting and overwhelming experience, it is also a […]

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 […]