The Future of Recalls: Increasing Claims Rates and Recall Effectiveness

By | 2018-07-02T10:56:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Recall, Thought Leader|Tags: , , |

Unfortunately, some products cause unforeseen danger to the public. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is thus tasked with protecting the public “against unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products.” 15 U.S.C. § 2051(a) (3). The CPSC has the authority to mandate corrective actions, better known as “recalls,” of consumer products that present a [...]

Childproofing Your Home: General Home Safety Tips (Part 9 of 9)

By | 2017-10-11T10:53:02+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Childproofing|Tags: , |

Now that you’ve gone room-by-room and effectively childproofed your home, it can be helpful to go over some of the more general home safety tips that are incredibly important but aren’t necessarily room specific. Remember, the most common unintentional in-home injuries to children involve slips and falls, accidental drowning, ingestion of a poisonous substance, choking, [...]

Forbes.com Reblog: This Yale Grad’s Startup Makes Following Consumer Product Recalls Easy

By | 2017-09-14T15:22:05+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Thought Leader|Tags: , |

Most consumers would be shocked to learn that over 900 million products were recalled last year. Keeping up with that kind of volume can be overwhelming, which often means that recalled items go undetected or unremarked, which can be simply inconvenient or outright dangerous. According to the Center for Injury Research and Policy, 80% of [...]

The Biggest Recalls of 2017 (So Far)

By | 2017-08-17T13:49:08+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: List, Safety|Tags: , , |

We are officially in the dog days of summer, especially here in Washington, D.C. As we think of activities to do that involve air conditioning, now is a great time to recap some of the biggest recalls of 2017 to date. This year’s recall volume is already outpacing 2016, and we hope that you’ll check [...]

Inc.com Reblog: The Growing Influence of Tools to Empower the Consumer

By | 2017-08-17T13:47:03+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Safety|Tags: , , |

Even as companies are consolidating their hold on markets, tools are emerging to give consumers fire power. We are living in a very complex era, one where the consumer is simultaneously being punished by consolidation and unaccountable large conglomerates and empowered by social media and new companies that give them tools and a voice [...]

Why We Built Bonnie

By | 2017-08-17T13:47:25+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Safety|Tags: , , |

We are Chris and Matt LoPresti — two brothers with a passion for using technology to improve individual lives and society at large. We created Bonnie — a monitoring system named after our mother — that takes the spirit of her love and constant vigilance, combines it with machine learning and other smart, scalable technologies, [...]

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