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Media releases
3 April 2017

Parents and carers are the target of a new national campaign launched today to ensure they are aware of the best ways to protect their children from toppling furniture and TVs.

South Australia’s Consumer and Business Services and other consumer affairs agencies across the country are working together to raise awareness and provide advice to consumers on the steps they can take to prevent unstable furniture from toppling over and crushing a child.

Tragically, up to two children die and hundreds are seriously injured every year from furniture or TVs toppling over.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Dini Soulio, said accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Making sure your home is safe for children could prevent a serious accident.

“Don’t wait until it’s too late,” he said.

Read the full media release – Don’t wait until it’s too late

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