Toppling TVs still among top hidden home hazards, review finds

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The longtime warnings about the dangers of toppling televisions are apparently not doing much to reduce the rate of injuries.

A new review in the Journal of Neurosurgery still puts TV toppling third in the top five hidden home hazards in the U.S.

A typical TV falling just three feet can create momentum equivalent to a small child falling 10 stories.

Studies show that there were upwards of 380,000 injuries caused by toppling TVs between 1991 and 2011.
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