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.
Letters to the Editor
December 26, 2014 | 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
December 8, 2014 | 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
September 30, 2011 | 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
September 23, 2010 | 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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