It Makes A Difference Where Your TV Stands
If you are like most Americans, you have a television in your home.
Many homes, in fact, have more than one television.
The home theater entertainment experience is a growing trend, and larger
televisions are popular purchases and are not always supported on the
proper TV stands.
Sometimes televisions are improperly secured or inappropriately situated on
dressers, bookcases, shelves, desks, audio speakers, chests or carts. As a
result, TV sets may fall over and may cause unnecessary injury.
large enough to support the weight of your television (and other
Use appropriate angle braces, straps and anchors to secure your
furniture to the wall (but never screw anything directly into the TV).
Carefully read and understand the manufacturer's instructions and product
Don't allow children to climb on or play with furniture and television sets.
Avoid placing any items on top of TVs such as VCRs and remotes that may
pique the children's curiosity.
Remember that children can become excited while watching a program and
can potentially push or pull a TV over.
Share our safety message on this hidden hazard of the home with your family
and friends. Thank you!
The Industry Cares!
The industry is committed to making home
entertainment enjoyable and safe.
The Consumer Electronics Association formed the
Home Entertainment Support Safety Committee comprised
of television and consumer electronics furniture manufacturers
to advocate children's safety and educate customers and their
families about television safety.
Tune Into Safety
One size does NOT fit all. Use the appropriate furniture that is
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