AUGUST 16, 2013
The Western Hemisphere Program covers CPSC’s international activities in North, Central, and South America. CPSC has active programs with Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, and engages with other countries in the Western Hemisphere through the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). CPSC staff provide significant product safety training to regulators in the hemisphere through the Consumer Safety and Health Network, an OAS and PAHO capacity-building initiative.
Western Hemisphere Activities:
- CPSC and Health Canada Reaffirm Commitment to Collaborate on Highest Toy Safety Requirements, Dec. 2012
- First North America Consumer Product Safety Summit, Sept. 26-27, 2011
- Chairman Tenenbaum delivers speech at OAS/PAHO Consumer Protection Event, Feb. 28, 2011.