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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…

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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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CPSC Urges Parents to Inspect and Secure TVs, Furniture, and Appliances in Child-Proofing Efforts

23 Sep | CPSC

  On average, one child dies every two weeks due to tipovers   WASHINGTON, DC – Many parents and caregivers may not be aware that one of the top hidden hazards in the homes where young children live or visit is unsecured and unstable TVs,…

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