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RSS Civilian Residential Fire Fatality Notices
  • August 18 (0 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 18, 0 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 17 (0 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 17, 0 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 13 (0 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 13, 0 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 16 (2 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 16, 2 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 14 (2 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 14, 2 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 15 (1 fatality) August 20, 2018
    On August 15, 1 residential fire fatality was reported by the Nation's news media.
  • August 12 (5 fatalities) August 20, 2018
    On August 12, 5 residential fire fatalities were reported by the Nation's news media.
RSS CPSC Product Recalls – Consumer Product Matters
  • CPSC to Host Recall Effectiveness Workshop; Commissioner Kaye Issues Recall Effectiveness Statement July 20, 2017
    On July 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will be hosting a public workshop on Recall Effectiveness. The workshop, to be held in the Hearing Room at CPSC Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, is intended to allow consumer safety professionals and the CPSC staff to discuss ways to improve the effectiveness of recalls.... […]
  • BREAKING: COURT RULES POSITIVELY FOR CPSC IN FEDERAL CIVIL PENALTY CASE AGAINST SPECTRUM BRANDS November 18, 2016
    We do not get many court decisions in the CPSC world, but yesterday we received one.  Last evening, a Wisconsin federal district court essentially held in the Government’s case against Spectrum Brands, Inc. (Spectrum) that (1) Spectrum failed to timely report defective coffee pots in violation of Section 15(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act... […]
  • Hot CPSC Jurisdictional Issues: Does the CPSC Have Regulatory Authority Over Amusement Park Rides and Guns? August 11, 2016
    In the wake of two tragic amusement park ride accidents in Kansas and Tennessee, and the ongoing political debate in America over gun safety issues, we felt it timely to help answer a question that continues to be asked in the media: does the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have the authority to address... […]
  • Massive CPSC Recall Leaked to the Press by “CPSC Source” Prior to Official Agency Announcement June 28, 2016
    Today the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada announced a massive joint recall with IKEA involving over 35 million pieces of furniture that can pose a tip over hazard to small children. While we would normally write about the recall itself, a troubling development has caught our attention.  A CPSC employee prematurely... […]
  • When Does A CPSC Late Reporting Violation First Accrue? May 19, 2016
    This article originally appeared on Law360 on May 12, 2016 and provides additional analysis to our prior post on this subject. After filing a Section 15(b) report and conducting a recall with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), companies frequently ponder whether the CPSC believes the company timely filed its report under Section 15(b) of... […]
  • CPSC Chairman Vows that Every CPSC Voluntary Corrective Action Will Be Called a “Recall” May 17, 2016
    According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye announced in a meeting with consumer advocates that the agency will never again allow a company conducting a voluntary corrective action to call it anything other than a “recall.”  Last year, after the announcement of a joint CPSC-IKEA “repair program” to address a furniture tip-over hazard... […]
  • Zen Magnets Claims “90% Victory” Against CPSC in Magnet Recall Litigation April 15, 2016
    On March 25, 2016, Administrative Law Judge Dean Metry found that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) case counsel did not prove that high powered, small rare earth magnets (“SREMs”) (1) are defective as sold by Zen Magnets (“Zen”); and (2) constitute a substantial product hazard when sold with appropriate warnings, including proper age recommendations (click... […]
  • Federal Court Makes No Exceptions for “Commodity Products” and Orders Zen Magnets to Stop Selling Previously Recalled Magnets March 23, 2016
    There have been many twists and turns over the past four years concerning the CPSC’s regulation of certain high powered, rare-earth magnet sets and its litigation against various entities selling these magnets.  In the latest chapter of the magnets saga, a federal court in Colorado has permanently enjoined Zen Magnets (Zen) from selling magnets purchased... […]
  • CPSC Major ‘Repair Program’ Is Not Labeled A ‘Recall’ August 11, 2015
    [This article originally appeared on Law360 on August 7, 2015 and updates our prior post on this CPSC corrective action] On July 22, 2015, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and major furniture company IKEA jointly announced a “repair program” to address the serious and complex hazard of furniture tip-over posed by 27 million chests... […]
  • Shifting CPSC Recall Landscape? Agency Announces Major “Repair Program” that is not Labeled a “Recall” July 23, 2015
    Yesterday the CPSC and major furniture company IKEA jointly announced a “repair program” to address the serious and complex hazard of furniture tip over posed by 27 million chests and dressers sold by the company. The repair program offers free wall anchoring repair kits so consumers can secure the chests and dressers to the wall... […]

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DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL

Agency:  Town of Morrisville

Salary:  Depends on Qualifications

 

Performs difficult technical work in the review of construction plans and specifications and field inspections to determine compliance with applicable codes; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Fire Marshal.

 

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CODE OFFICIAL (part-time)

 

Agency:  Cary

 

Salary: $19.65 – $23.89 Hourly

 

Part-time, temporary opportunity for individuals possessing a State of North Carolina Standard Fire Inspector Level I, II, or III certification. This position will work a flexible schedule up to 30 hours per week, performing difficult technical work conducting routine fire inspections, re-inspections, and permit inspections; ensuring compliance with North Carolina Fire Prevention Code and local ordinance.

 

Work includes considerable public contact in dealing with contractors, architects, homeowners, the general public, and other Town staff.

 

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Code Enforcement Official – Fire.

 

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