Chapter 29 Project

William Vargas

Consumer Bill of Rights

  • Right to Safety: protection against hazardous or life threatening products
  • Right to be informed: assurance of receiving facts about a product
  • Right to Choose: able to see a number of products that are shown at different prices with competitors
  • Right to be Heard: allowed to represent your interest in products
  • Right to Redress: able to return products and send complaints about a product
  • Right to Consumer Education: have assistance and use resources to help

Patient's Bill Of Rights

  • Information Disclosure: Patients can ask for information to be broken down
  • Choice of Providers: Patients have the right to choose their health provider
  • Access to Emergency Services: Patients have access to any health care service when needed
  • Treatment Decisions: Patients have right to decisions in their health care
  • Respect and Nondiscrimination: all health care members have to show respect to patients
  • Confidentiality: health care information is protected and patients can see and copy health records

Consumer Protection laws

  • Flammable fabrics act: to put a label on items that are flammable
  • Cigarette labeling and advertising act: warnings of effects on smoking
  • Toy Safety Act: quick recall of toys that cause serious injury to children

Federal Agencies

  • Department of Agriculture: agencies that meet multiple consumer needs regarding to food supply
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission: protects consumers from risk of injury or death from hazardous products
  • USPIS: Agency that investigates illegal mailing