Every year, thousands of people are injured in tip-over incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). About 81% of tip-over fatalities occur in the home with 42% happening in the bedroom. Of these, one child dies every two weeks when a television set or large piece of furniture falls onto him or her.
You never imagine that tragedy will strike your home quite in the form of a beloved household appliance or beautiful piece of furniture, but it happens every day. Probably the worst thing about all this is that, in most cases, these incidents are completely preventable with just a little DIY and some re-evaluation of your home setup.
Luckily, there’s a simple graphic designed to help parents avoid these terrible tip-overs and protect their children. Just click on the image below to learn more about how you can effectively secure your television or furniture and avoid another home tragedy.
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