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New Report Reveals a 31% Increase in Injuries from Television Tip-Overs in the Last 10 Years
Washington, DC– A new report released today by Safe Kids Worldwide and SANUS revealed that every three weeks, a child dies from a television tipping over and nearly 13,000 more children are injured each year in the U.S. This represents a 31 percent increase in TV tip-over-related injuries over the last ten years.
I’ve been hit in the head a lot.
Between playing multiple sports as a kid and being a generally clumsy human, my head (let’s be honest, my whole body) has been a magnet for bumps and bruises for as long as I can remember. But one particular injury stands out among the rest: The time I pulled a TV onto my head.
Safe Kids China: Establishing Child Road Safety Programs in China
December 2009 Child Product Safety Recalls
I grew up around kids – I baby sat, had lots of younger cousins, and my brother is nine years younger than me. So I’ve always been comfortable with babies and kids and I knew I wanted my own when the time was right. But it only took a few seconds after our first son was born before I realized that I was not really ready for fatherhood.
This little, wrinkly 6-pound ‘thing’ invades your home and everything changes, every perspective you once had is different. Instantly. You are now responsible for another human life and there is something very sobering about that.