The recent incident of the 13-year-old girl who's mobile phone burst into flames under her pillow while she was sleeping, brings up the need for parents to follow the Guidelines for Parents: Electronic Devices, published by Pro Consumer Safety.

While this incident warns of using unauthorized accessories for smartphones, this also shows parents why it is important to set rules for use among older children and younger teens with electronic devices. To assist parents in establishing and practicing rules for their children, e
arlier this summer Pro Consumer Safety issued new guidelines for parents on the use of electronic devices for older children and teens. These guidelines help to reduce the potential injury risks among children and teens from the use of electronic devices. 

Pro Consumer Safety advises the parents of older children and younger teens to follow the recently released guidelines. These guidelines are available for download and distribution. 

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Download the Guidelines for Parents: Electronic Devices below and visit our social media sites for additional parenting information.
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         Throughout my years of graduate and professional education in public health, neuroscience, public policy and intergovernmental management, from the University of Oxford, England, George Washington University, Washington D.C., and the University of Southern California, I have applied a multidisciplinary approach to educate not only the public as a community benefit but also to develop sustainable public health injury prevention programs to state and local governments, schools, hospitals and organizations to help promote safety and healthy lifestyles.
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