Children's Hospital Colorado

Viral Video of Toddlers Under Fallen Dresser Raises Concerns Over Furniture Tip Overs

FOX21 Colorado Springs | January 03, 2017
A girl with blonde hair and wearing a pink tank top plays at a playground.

A viral video of two Utah toddlers pulling a dresser over on themselves has brought furniture-related tip-over injuries into the spotlight.

 

“Every 45 minutes a child goes to the ER for a furniture or TV tip over, as well as every three weeks a child dies from this sort of injury,” said Laura Kent, Safe Kids Coalition Coordinator for Colorado Springs led by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Watch the video's happy ending, and learn what furniture should be secured in your home.


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