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October Declared Fifth National Window Covering Safety Month
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) will partner once again this Octoer to observe National Window Covering Safety Month. This year’s campaign will mark the fifth annual observance.
To invoke industry-wide participation, the "Kids, Cords, Caution" safety slogan will again be the theme for the promotional campaign. In addition, the official National Window Covering Safety Month campaign logo, depicting a child’s had grabbing the cords of a window blind, will be used.
The WCSC will direct public awareness initiatives and National Window Covering Safety Month marketing activities on behalf of the industry. Planned initiatives include issuing news releases and feature stories for the print and broadcast media, a special National Window Covering Safety Month page on the WCSC Web site, and cooperative promotional efforts with nationally recognized safety, health and housing groups.
In addition, the WCSC will provide artwork, ad templates and cord-safety information for reproduction and use by industy members and retailers in promoting National Window Covering Safety Month. Materials can be downloaded free of charge at www.windowcoverings.org/industry. Access requires a user ame and password: the user name is October ; the password is safety.
Source: Draperies & Window Coverings