News: Peloton CEO urges customers to read safety warnings after child dies in treadmill accident.
(Reuters) – Peloton Interactive Inc’s chief executive officer, John Foley, on Thursday asked owners of its treadmills to review safety warnings after a child was killed in an accident using the company’s exercise machine.
“While we are aware of only a small handful of incidents involving the Tread + that have injured children, each one is devastating to all of us at Peloton,” said Foley in a letter to owners of the Peloton Tread +.
“To avoid accidents, please review and follow all safety warnings and instructions that we provide,” he said.
Foley also expressed condolences to the victim’s family and to Peloton’s condolences.
The company’s shares fell 2.9% in afternoon trading to $ 104.73.
Reporting from Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Adaptation by Anil D’Silva
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