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  • Consumer Reports Adds to Growing Body of Research on Tip-Overs

    Posted on April 13, 2018

    Consumer Reports has recently released new research on the dangers of furniture tip-overs. CR analyzed thousands of incident reports from CPSC to better under the circumstances of injuries and deaths caused by furniture tip-overs. CR tested 24 dressers and chests based on current voluntary… Read More

  • IKEA Recalled Dressers: Deadly Furniture

    Posted on November 8, 2017

    We hope you have heard about the 2016 recall of 29 million dressers from IKEA.  And that you have removed those dressers from your home and received a refund from IKEA. Unfortunately, we know from a death made public last… Read More

  • Additional Death Identified as a Result of Recalled IKEA Dressers

    Posted on October 18, 2017

    KID is devastated to learn than an additional death has been identified in connection with the June 28, 2016 recall of 29 million IKEA dressers. Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the death occurred as a result of a recalled… Read More

  • IKEA Recall: One Year Later

    Posted on June 28, 2017

    Today marks one year since IKEA recalled 29 million dressers due to tip-over hazards – one of the largest furniture recalls in U.S. history. Despite the publicity that this recall received, the vast majority of those recalled dressers remain unaccounted… Read More

  • Simple Safety Solutions for National Safety Month

    Posted on June 9, 2017

    June is National Safety Month – a time to raise awareness about the leading causes of injuries and deaths in our homes and communities. The National Safety Council has a number of resources about topics such as accidental poisoning and… Read More

  • KID Guidelines for a Safe Spring

    Posted on April 13, 2017

    Spring Cleaning Spring cleaning is a great way to start fresh in the new season. As a part of your 2017 spring cleaning, KID recommends the following: Get rid of clutter in cribs. Excess bedding such as bumper pads, sleep… Read More

  • Super Bowl Sunday Update from KID: Furniture Tip-Overs, IKEA Recall, and #AnchorIt Campaign

    Posted on February 3, 2017

    Over the past few months, we’ve heard more parents, caregivers, and safety professionals discussing the hazard of furniture tip-overs than ever before. Social media presence, efforts by KID and other safety organizations, and TV news coverage have all played a… Read More

  • KID Looks Ahead to 2017

    Posted on January 6, 2017

    Throughout the year, KID highlights major events, successes, and product safety updates in our blog. Looking back at posts from 2016 shows how far we’ve come this year. KID’s Executive Director, Nancy Cowles, visited the Dr. Oz show to discuss the… Read More

  • Important Additions to KID Website Address Furniture Safety

    Posted on November 10, 2016

    KID is always working to expand the resources we offer and to amplify the voices of families affected by product hazards. In today’s blog post, we’d like to highlight two recent and important additions to the KID site. The first is… Read More

  • KID and Shane’s Foundation Release Report on Furniture Stability

    Posted on August 9, 2016

    A child dies from tipping furniture, appliances or TVs every two weeks. The statistics for tip-over incidents have grown over the last decade, yet there has been little reform to safety standards. In our new report, Furniture Stability: A review… Read More

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