GATES AND ENCLOSURES
|1.||Openings in gate are too small to entrap a child's head.||___||___|
|2.||Gate has a pressure bar or other fastener that will resist forces exerted by a child.||___||___|
THE COMMISSION RECOMMENDS: To avoid head entrapment, do not use accordion-style gates or expandable enclosures with large v-shaped openings along the top edge, or diamond-shaped openings within.
|1.||High chair has waist and crotch restraining straps that are independent of the tray.||___||___|
|2.||Tray locks securely.||___||___|
|3.||Buckle on waist strap is easy to use.||___||___|
|4.||High chair has a wide stable base.||___||___|
|5.||Caps or plugs on tubing are firmly attached and cannot be pulled off and choke a child.||___||___|
|6.||If it is a folding high chair, it has an effective locking device to keep the chair from collapsing.||___||___|
THE COMMISSION RECOMMENDS: Always use restraining straps otherwise child can slide under the tray and strangle.
|1.||Chair has a restraining strap to secure the the child.||___||___|
|2.||Chair has a clamp that locks onto the table for added security.||___||___|
|3.||Caps or plugs on tubing are firmly attached and cannot be pulled off and choke a child.||___||___|
|4.||Hook-on chair has a warning never to place the chair where the child can push off with feet.||___||___|
THE COMMISSION RECOMMENDS: Don't leave a child unattended in a hook-on chair.