Posts Tagged ‘WeMakeItSafer’

WeMakeItSafer, the Google of Product Recalls


We are happy to announce that, beginning today, in addition to the consumer product recalls issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) you can easily find information for recalls issued by: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) What this means is [...]

Lucky Numbers for 2012 – WeMakeItSafer Year in Review


We love this time of year.   It’s when we get to pause, look back and review all the awesome things for which we are grateful. This year, we launched some amazing new tools.  From our mobile site that lets you use Recall Search and Items I Own product safety registration with the convenience of a [...]

WeMakeItSafer’s Holiday Top Picks


We are happy to announce a special tool to help you find high-quality gifts from the safest brands this season – The WeMakeItSafer Holiday Top Picks Shop. After more than five years of ongoing research, we have accumulated a LOT of data and knowledge about which brands have the best track record when it comes [...]

The Resource Center Moves Front and Center

RC on Homepage

Due to the growing popularity of our Resource Center, we have decided to move it center-stage. Site visitors can now find valuable websites, apps and places to shop simply by clicking on the big, orange “Resource Center” button at the bottom of every page. To make it into our Resource Center, websites, blogs, apps, [...]

The White House, Open Government Data and WeMakeItSafer


A couple of weeks ago, we received an interesting email, followed by a telephone call, from the White House.  One of the Senior Advisors on mobile and data innovation had heard from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about the work WeMakeItSafer is doing, and asked if we would be willing to come to Washington [...]

Kids In Danger, WeMakeItSafer Join Forces to Make Recall Info Mobile


KID announces the release of its new mobile website feauturing Recalled Product Search powered by WeMakeItSafer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 24, 2012   Today, Kids In Danger (KID) announces the release of its new mobile website. The new site, accessible by visiting from any mobile device, combines the life-saving information of the KID desktop website [...]

WeMakeItSafer Makes ‘Recalled Product Search’ Available to Bloggers and Websites


Any website or blog can now add a high-tech Product Recall Finder for free, without any coding. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2012  Those who have visited have undoubtedly used their Recalled Product Search tool. It is a favorite among users and, WeMakeItSafer says, since its public launch last year, hundreds-of-thousands of visitors have used [...]

Please Meet our Advisors, The Safety Brigade


WeMakeItSafer is, and always has been, a community effort. From day one, it has been our core belief that the problems surrounding product safety will best be solved when all of the stakeholders work together. The “we” in WeMakeItSafer does not refer to a company; it refers to all of us. “Together, we can make [...]

WeMakeItSafer to be Technology Voice at ICPHSO Symposium


As a high tech company WeMakeItSafer is focused on building robust, intelligent tools to solve problems, specifically problems related to product safety and recall effectiveness.  It was the unnecessary, completely preventable injuries and deaths associated with consumers continuing to use recalled products that led Jennifer and Priyanka to attack this problem in the first place. [...]

The WINNER of our Cute Kids & Safety Tips Contest is….


We do a lot of really hard stuff at WeMakeItSafer – statistical analysis, computer programming, writing algorithms and proofs – but I think we all agree that our hardest task yet was choosing the winner of our Cute Kids & Safety Tips Contest. We received DOZENS of entries, many of which you saw on our [...]

WeMakeItSafer: 2011 Year in Review, A Time for Thanks!

WeMakeItSafer: 2011 Year in Review, A Time for Thanks!

This is our favorite time of the year.  It is the time when we get to pause and look back. All year long, we run full speed ahead, working long days, long nights and even longer weekends, to get just one more feature, one more task, one more email and one more blog post completed.  [...]

WeMakeItSafer Announces Rewards Program to Encourage Product Registration


Could prizes get more consumers to register their belongings? WeMakeItSafer thinks so. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2011 WeMakeItSafer is announcing a new program called Safety Points Rewards to increase the number of consumers who register their belongings for product recall notifications. The program lets users of “Items I Own,” WeMakeItSafer’s product registration tool, enter a weekly [...]

WeMakeItSafer Cute Kid Cover-page Contest: Deadline January 31, 2012


Baby Safety Month is almost over. We have had so much fun providing safety information and daily tasks to help keep your little ones safe. We hope you found each of our tips helpful and informative. Now, its your turn. Baby Safety Month Day 29 Task: Share Your Safety Tips We could have just asked [...]

New Feature Helps Users Give Away Unwanted Items on Social Networks


WeMakeItSafer Makes “Out with the Old” Easier, Safer and More Eco-Friendly Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2011: Today, WeMakeItSafer announces a new feature that enables users of its Items I Own application to quickly post on social networks the items they no longer need. Giving away unwanted items benefits everyone and helps protect the environment, but [...]

WeMakeItSafer Partners with Bebe Paluzza to Bring Product Safety to New Parents


We are very excited to be teaming up with Bebe Paluzza to bring product safety and recall awareness to new and expecting parents and caregivers. Bebe Paluzza events showcase the latest products and services geared toward babies and toddlers – and those who care for them – in a unique Faire that, unlike trade shows, [...]