Chicago Sun Times Article

Deadly dressers: STURDY Act would require kids’ furniture meet safety standards

March 20, 2019

Chicago Sun Times

At first glance, a child’s dresser seems like the most innocuous thing in the house.

But after more than 300 deaths and thousands of injuries involving dressers since 2000, consumer advocates and parents of children killed in tip-over accidents are calling for tougher, mandatory standards for the piece of furniture that is a staple in nearly every home with a child.