The Dangers of TV Tip-Overs

What is a TV tip-over incident?

A TV tip-over can occur anytime a TV becomes unbalanced and falls over. Unfortunately young active kids under the age of 5 are the usual victims of TV tip-overs. Climbing dressers and bookshelves, reaching for high places, and bumping into furniture among other things can all cause tip-over incidents.

Why should you care about TV tip-over incidents?

About every 12 days, someone dies when a piece of furniture, appliance, or TV falls on them. Close to 40 kids a day are injured by a tip-over incidents, around 3 kids die each month from a tip-over incidents, and 91 percent of tip-over fatalities occur in the home. This could happen to you, properly mounting a TV can prevent these devastating incidents.

Where do TV tip-overs happen?

9 out of 10 tip-over fatalities happen in the home. The bedroom is the most important room to secure, close to half of all tip-over fatalities occur in a bedroom.

How do I prevent TV tip-overs?

Hire a professional TV installation service to mount your TV. Mounting the TV on the wall can put the TV securely out of a child's reach. Book your appointment today.