Learn How Dressers and TVs Can Kill Children

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What child safety hazards are parents missing? Many parents fail to anchor furniture and large appliances, resulting in infant and toddler injuries — and sometimes even death. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that, between the years 2000 and 2011, falling or toppling furniture claimed the lives of 349 Americans. Eighty-four percent were under age 9, the CPSC adds. Here are some ways to prevent the worst from happening:

Anchor TVs Using Inexpensive Cable Ties

Fasten furniture and televisions to walls using low-cost products. Cable ties, for example, are cheap and will bear the weight of dressers and televisions to reliably secure them onto the wall. A wide variety of manufacturer