CPSC Boosts Efforts To Prevent Tip-Over Accidents
The December issue of PPAI’s Trusted. newsletter tackles holiday decoration hazards, restrictions on soda marketing, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s work to prevent accidents and fatalities resulting from furniture tip-overs.
For nearly a week in November, the CPSC worked to raise awareness among consumers of the dangers of television and furniture tip-overs. More than 30,000 children in the U.S. are treated for injuries resulting from tip-overs each year; according to the CPSC, one child fatality occurs nearly every two weeks as a result of the issue.
To read more about how the CPSC recommends preventing this hazard, as well as other product responsibility news, click here.