In the wake of a viral video showing a 2-year-old becoming trapped underneath a furniture, parents may have a renewed sense of urgency when it comes to safeguarding their toddler’s play area. Below are five tips for providing a safe place for you child to play.
WCPO Cincinnati news outlet reports that a viral video shows a 2-year-old child rescue his twin brother who became trapped underneath a dresser.
The twin boys were playing in their bedroom, climbing on the dresser, when the dresser fell over on one of the little boys. The other twin was able to move the dresser off his brother.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the leading cause of death for individuals 19 and under is accidental injuries. The Consumer Product Safety Commission states that a child dies every two weeks from appliances falling on them such as TVs or furniture, on average these injuries are preventable.