One way W.A.T.C.H. shares important information with consumers about child safety and hazardous children’s products is with the help of the media through press conferences:
ANNUAL “10 WORST TOYS” LIST
DID YOU KNOW…
W.A.T.C.H. has been responsible for numerous recalls of dangerous toys. W.A.T.C.H. has helped change laws to protect children.
Since 1973, the annual “10 Worst Toys” list has identified toys with the potential to cause childhood injuries and death. W.A.T.C.H.’s annual “Toy Conference” has generated extensive national press and media coverage. Because of its efforts, and the positive response from both the media and the public, there have been many toy and product design changes. W.A.T.C.H. continues to expose potentially dangerous toys to the general public. As a result, children’s lives have been saved.
Read More →
ANNUAL “SAFE FUN IN THE SUN” SUMMER SAFETY CONFERENCE
W.A.T.C.H.’s annual “Safe Fun in the Sun” conference increases awareness about the latent dangers in many common summer activities. With a focus on summer recreational activities and products to avoid, the annual conference alerts parents and caregivers about the risks of certain warm-weather activities and the safety precautions they should take to make summer fun safe.
Summer is a time of outdoor fun and activity, but also a time of peril. This time of year accounts for nearly half of injury-related deaths to children. These incidences can drop significantly with education.
Read More →