Anchor furniture to keep kids safe

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April 10, 2006 02:17




TC sets, cabinets and other furniture should be attached to walls or stable furniture, aaccording to Beterem - The National Center for Children's Safety and Health. An average one or two children annually are crushed by furniture or TV sets that they have moved or climbed on. A television fell on a seven-year-old Modi'in girl last week requiring her hospitalization. Other examples in recent years involved a four-year-old boy from the North who was seriously injured when a 25-inch TV fell on his head., and a 19-month-old boy who was killed when a television fell on him at his aunt's home.


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