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Not only is NapUp crash tested according to international safety standards, but we’ve also partnered with some of the most high-profile industry experts in the world to guarantee that our products always go above and beyond when it comes to safety and comfort. Their practical advice and renowned expertise ensure NapUp stays on the cutting edge of innovation.
Dr. Maltese began his career in the 1990's at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at a critical time for safety - when a promising device (the airbag) was proliferating in new automobiles, but the device led to unintended injuries and deaths in children and small statured adults. Dr. Maltese's R&D efforts contributed to revisions to the regulations that governed airbags (FMVSS 208), as well as child restraints (FMVSS 213) and side impact injury countermeasures (FMVSS 214). In 2005 he continued his focus on pediatric injury prevention by joining the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. His research is widely publishes, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine and as an editor of the journal Traffic Injury Prevention. He is presently a co-founder of a startup medtech company, and he teaches at the University of Pennsylvania (Bioengineering) part-time. For NapUp, Matt provides strategic and tactical advising on matters pertaining to product safety including crash test program design and data interpretation.
practicing Orthopaedic Surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto.
He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Toronto. Dr. Safir also holds the position of D.H. Gales Director of the University of Toronto Surgical Skills Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Safir has been involved in more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, 2 books, 17 chapters and more than 200 peer-reviewed presentations. Dr. Safir also has over 10 peer reviewed grants.
Dr. Safir's clinical interests include lower extremity reconstruction with focus on revision arthroplasty of the hip and an emphasis on restoration of bone stock, treatment of young adult hip disorders, osteotomies and osteochondral allografts around the knee, treatment of adult and pediatric trauma. Dr. Safir has a wide experience in medical-legal cases dealing with motor-vehicle accidents. He has catastrophic injury certification with C-CAT (CSME-CAPDA).
Head of The Rehabilitative Equipment Display Center (a unique display and evaluation center) and the Center for Safe Transportation for Children with Special Needs at ALYN Hospital.
CPSTI – a program of Safe Kids Worldwide, Zohar is a certified instructor of the Child Passenger Safety
Would you like to learn more about our crash tests and safety data?
NapUp is a Child Restraint System (CRS) in compliance with FMVSS 213—a 30-mph frontal sled test, which simulates a crash—and can be sold in the U.S. market.
Side impact performance was tested in a dynamic sled test, simulating a crash, in a weight range up to 18 kilograms (40 pounds).
NapUp complies with the basic safety requirements as set out in the European safety standard ECE R44, having been tested in frontal collisions at 50 km/h and rear collisions at 30 km/h using crash test dummies.