Download e-book for iPad: Consumer Product Safety Issues (Safety and Risk in Society) by Peter A. Varga

By Peter A. Varga

ISBN-10: 1604568267

ISBN-13: 9781604568264

Patron security has taken, during the last many years, an ever-growing and demanding place in our society, specifically in constructed nations. This booklet specializes in the various key matters during this box which touches almost every person together with baby seats, firearms, meals security, and plastics. furthermore, legislation and federal firms and their actions are reviewed and mentioned.

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J Law Med Ethics. 2002;30:150-6. Desapriya EBR, Iwase N, Pike I, Brussoni M, Papsdorf M. Child motor vehicle occupant and pedestrian casualties before and after enactment of child restraint seats legislation in Japan. Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2004;11(4):225-30. Desapriya EB, Pike I, Joshi P. Prices and affordability in child restraint seats in Japan. Inj Prev. 2005;11(2):125. Desapriya E, Pike I, Raina P. Severity of alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in British Columbia: case - control study.

1987; Garrett and Braunstein, 1962; Kulowski Child Restraint Seats: Use, Misuse and Strategies for Improved Action 15 and Rost, 1956). CRS offer improved fit of restraints for children who are too small for the adult-sized seatbelt, thereby affording a mechanical protective advantage over seatbelts. Importantly, CRS including booster seats are proven to be a considerable safety advantage over seatbelts for biomechanical reasons. CRS are designed to reduce risk of ejection during a crash, better distribute the load of the crash through structurally stronger bones rather than soft tissues, limit the crash forces experienced by the occupant by prolonging the time of deceleration, and potentially limit the contact of the occupant with intruding vehicle structures (Howard, 2002).

Injury in childhood: a vexingly simple problem. CMAJ. 2006;10;175(8):899. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). American Child Restraint Laws.

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