Child safety – button or coin batteries (Ingestion risks and preventative measures)

This presentation was written by Paul W Robinson, Australia, and presented to the IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering (ISPCE) in Chicago in May 2015. It covers the identification of risks to children associated with the use of button or coin batteries or cells, the prevalence and severity of harm to children worldwide, and what can be done to mitigate the severity and frequency of injuries. An author’s copy of the PDF version of the submitted presentation is available at the following link. (Adobe Acrobat Reader or similar is needed to view)

Child Safety – Button or Coin Batteries – Final(a)

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