Furniture Safety Strap Installation to Prevent Tip over Injuries for Infants and Toddlers.
Furniture tip-over incidents are a serious threat to the safety of young children. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), every 24 minutes, a child under the age of five is injured in a tip-over accident. In fact, between 2000 and 2019, 542 children died due to furniture tip-over incidents. The majority of these incidents involve dressers, bookcases, and TV stands.
Preventing furniture tip-over incidents is essential to ensuring child and baby safety. One of the most effective ways to prevent tip-over accidents is by installing furniture anti-tip straps. These straps are inexpensive, easy to install, and can prevent a tragedy from occurring. In fact, the CPSC estimates that if everyone installed anti-tip straps on their furniture, 91% of tip-over incidents could be prevented.
Baby Safe Homes believes it is crucial to take action to prevent furniture tip-over incidents, especially since they are preventable. Parents and caregivers can take steps to ensure that their homes are safe for young children. In addition to installing anti-tip straps, it’s important to keep heavy items on lower shelves, avoid placing items that may tempt children to climb on furniture, and supervise children while they play.
Furniture tip-over incidents dangerous threat to the safety of young children. Installing furniture anti-tip straps is a simple and effective way to prevent these accidents. By taking action to ensure that our homes are safe for children, Baby Safe Homes can help prevent tragedies and keep our little ones safe.
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