Carlsbad Safety Products - Manufacturer of Door Finger Protection Bumper Blocks & Shield Guards
Carlsbad Safety Products - Manufacturer of Door Finger Protection Bumper Blocks & Shield Guards
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Door Finger Injuries and Their Prevention

Three reported stories underscore the potentially tragic finger accidents that can occur in connection with doors. In Palo Alto, California, an 11-year-old lost a fingertip in a restroom-door accident.  Despite a normal level of supervision by staff, a toddler of 20 months lost a portion of his finger while at a child-care center.  And, a boy celebrating his 4th birthday had his finger partially amputated by a restroom door at a McDonald’s restaurant.    Accident statistics reveal that these stories represent the proverbial “tip of the iceberg”   300,000 door-finger injuries per year treated at emergency clinics 25,000 of these...

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