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A new reason TV's are dangerous...
January 16, 2013 at 8:18 PM
As part of my job I attend "safe kids" meetings bi monthly. Usually I struggle to stay awake as I hear about bike or car seat safety, again. Their big initiative right now though is raising awareness regarding tv tip overs. Apparently hundreds of kids (mainly 3 to 7) die each year, and thousands more are injured, after they pull TV's over on themselves. Can't say I'd ever thought of it before. Is your tv secured? Mine is now!

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  • Shani527
    January 16, 2013 at 8:20 PM
    yep. mine is mounted on to the stand. theyd have to pull it all over and i can barely move the thing myself. besides i teach them not to touch the stand at all, even my almost 2 year old stays away from it.
  • goddess99
    January 16, 2013 at 8:22 PM

    I think our tv weighs less than 5 pounds and dd is 10 so no worries here. But good info for those who still have those big heavy box tvs.

  • auntangelofsix
    January 16, 2013 at 8:22 PM
    Yep.
  • Mrs.Bolin
    January 16, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    Mine is secured along with the shelf it sits on.

  • Janet
    by Janet
    January 17, 2013 at 12:38 PM

     Ours is.

  • Nikaniko
    January 17, 2013 at 12:47 PM

    Ours was and then we moved and never re secured it. The bedroom TV's have never been secured.

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