Furniture, TVs and ranges can tip over
and crush young children," says the CPSC in its summary of Top Five Hidden Home Hazards.
The two companies, Ridgewood and Charleswood, have cited two chifferobe models, 80813 and 88813, and two four-drawer dressers, models 80413 and 88413, as having the potential to tip over
if heavy objects are placed in the top drawer, several drawers are open at the same time, or if a child attempts to climb on the opened drawers.
Due to their increasingly thin designs, today's flat panels can easily tip over
at the slightest bump or nudge, causing them to topple off furniture and potentially crushing a child.
This information is sent to an on-board controller that then reacts to make the truck more stable, minimizing tip over
Bithell added, "Although almost two years have passed since the tip over
and several surgeries later, I still experience pain in my leg on a daily basis and suffer from permanent disfigurement.