What Are The Dangers?

Children that suffer the greatest number of fatalities are between the ages of 1 month to 8 years of age.

 

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The leading cause of reported fatalities in children, from unsecured household items, involves televisions.

 

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Tests conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) showed that when a standard tube TV falls on a child, the impact force it has on that child is 12,700 pounds.  A flat screen has the impact force of 2,098 pounds.

 

 

The second leading cause of child fatalities, from unsecured household items, involves dressers.

 

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