Thursday, September 25, 2014

CPSC Hosts Kids' Carbon Monoxide Poster Contest

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is sponsoring a safety poster contest that teaches and warns about the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO). The contest is open to U.S. students in grades 6, 7 or 8 (children of CPSC employees are not eligible). Suggested ideas for posters includes:

  • CO facts;
  • steps to take to protect against CO poisoning;
  • how to recognize CO exposure and symptoms;
  • how to install and test CO alarms.
All poster entries must be received by Feb. 27, 2015, along with the parental consent form. Visit CPSC's website for prize information and more contest details.