A frightening new video depicting a dresser falling when two toddlers climb on it underscores an alarming fact: on average a child dies every two weeks from furniture or a television falling onto them. Read More.
It’s a grave and growing problem, and in response the U.S. Consumer Protection Agency has unveiled an important new campaign urging parents to bolt heavy furniture – such as bookshelves and dressers – to a wall.
Specifically, the agency recommends to:
The American Home Furnishings Alliance also advises consumers to anchor all heavy furniture, not just the ones in children’s rooms, and to verify that furniture meets industry standards for maintaining stability. Read More.
For specific details, visit https://www.anchorit.gov/