How To Protect Children From Falling TVs | RC Willey Blog

For accurate product availability please enter your zip code

How To Protect Children From Falling TVs

Posted by Kerry on November 4, 2015

how to secure your tv

I read a statistic the other day that shocked me. A child is admitted to the ER every 24 minutes due to a tv or furniture tipover. That's pretty wild when you think about it but then you have kids in your home and it isn't surprising at all. A child doesn't know that climbing the front of a bookcase could bring the whole thing down on top of him or her. I know I see my daughter push on our big 55" tv all the time because she thinks it's a giant iPad. Of course we tell her not to do it but what about when we aren't in the room? This is why it's important to strap your televison to a piece of furniture or a wall. It's really very easy to do with simple household tools and if that's beyond your skillset ask a family member or neighbor to help out. 

 shop tv straps

  • The heaviest tvs falling 3 feet is the equivalent of a child falling 10 stories on their head
  • 84 percent of falling tv injuries occurred at home and 3/4 of them had not been witnessed by adult caregivers
  • A child dies every two weeks in this country from a tipover incident involving a TV, a piece of furniture, or a TV and a piece of furniture



Sort By Blog Topic:

Popular Posts

Subscribe to the Room To Talk Blog

Please enter the email address where notifications of new blog entries should be sent.

We never share this information or use it for any other purpose. See our privacy policy for more information.

Unsubscribe from the Room To Talk Blog

Please enter the email address where the notifications are being sent to remove yourself from the list.
Back To Top