Emergency Preparedness

How many garbage disposal accidents per year?

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August 29, 2012 12:55PM

17 in one area possibly, but there are thousands of these accidents annually in the US alone. Unfortunately, the majority of those involved children. Blenders are also a common cause for related "in the home" injuries.

Some type of switch identifier, like "Which Switch?", would not only help minimize garbage disposal accidents, it would save a tremendous amount of energy from the accidental turn-ons (and subsequent turn-offs) that occur when people fumble through several light switches trying to find the correct one.