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From press releases about the newest CPSC TV and furniture tip-over research reports to national news coverage discussing the issue, the campaign Newsroom provides a wealth of news and information about tip-overs and prevention for parents/caregivers, reporters and our Anchor It! Advocates.
TVS – TIPPING THE SCALE TO SAFETY: A look into falling TV dynamics and incidents
26 Jan | CPSC
A TV, furniture, or appliance toppling over and crushing a child happens far too often. These incidents can be prevented. An estimated annual average of 38,000 emergency department-treated injuries (2011–2013) and 430 reported fatalities associated with TV, furniture, and appliance tipovers occurred between 2000 and…
How to Keep Furniture from Tipping onto Children
01 Jan | Home Improvement Blog
Learn how to avoid a potentially dangerous tipping hazard that might be sitting right in your child’s room.
Letters to the Editor
26 Dec | Richmond Times-Dispatch
It is our hope at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that, through improved safety standards and education, we can save lives and prevent injuries.
Tipover accidents with large TVs remain a serious problem, but there’s an easy solution
08 Dec | WHNT
Tipover accidents remain a serious problem. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says one child dies every two weeks when they pull down furniture or TV’s. However, there is a solution.
Anchor for Safety: TV and Furniture Tip-Over-Related Deaths and Injuries Not Slowing Down
30 Sep | CPSC
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In March of this year, an 11 month old died while watching TV with his dad and his 2-year-old sibling. The baby’s brother bumped into the furniture holding the TV and the TV fell onto the baby’s head and abdomen. Unfortunately,…
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