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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.

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…

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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…

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“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…

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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,…

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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,…

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