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…
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,…
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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