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.
COVID-19 ‘Stay-at-Home,’ Coupled with Super Bowl LV Viewing, Can Mean Danger for Kids from Falling Furniture and TVs; CPSC Releases New Report Data
January 28, 2021 | CPSC
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With families spending more time indoors due to COVID-19 restrictions, children are at an increased risk of injury or death from furniture and TV tip-overs. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) latest report on tip-overs illustrates the ongoing need for parents and caregivers…
Holiday Shopping Discounts Are Everywhere: Add TV and Furniture Safety to Your Shopping List
November 17, 2020 | CPSC
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Whether you’re shopping online or in stores for big-ticket items like TVs and furniture, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) advises consumers that every day is a good day this holiday season to shop with safety in mind. Experts say…
“Even When You’re Watching” Anchor It! Campaign Video Shows How Quickly Children Can Be Injured or Killed; Urges Families to Secure Furniture and Televisions
September 10, 2020 | CPSC
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) furniture and TV tip-over campaign, Anchor It!, debuted a new public service announcement (PSA), highlighting the hidden risks of injury or death to children from tip-over incidents. The “Even When You’re Watching” PSA contains…
Latest Anchor It! Statistics Show Nearly 80% of All Furniture, TV and Appliance Tip-Over Fatalities Involve Children 5 Years Old and Younger
November 26, 2019 | CPSC
As the Holiday Shopping Season Approaches, CPSC Is Urging Families to Take Proper Safety Steps to Prevent Tip-Over Incidents Washington, D.C. —- As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, and shoppers look to use those great deals to purchase new televisions and furniture,…
TVS – TIPPING THE SCALE TO SAFETY: A look into falling TV dynamics and incidents
January 26, 2015 | 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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