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Home Furnishings Association
Significant Tip-Over Changes in 2023

Of all the advocacy discussions and debates we weighed in on in 2022 that impacted our industry, legislation surrounding furniture tip-over and clothing storage units for children topped the list.  Our industry has consistently pushed for a mandatory standard for clothing storage units for over a decade, with child safety

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Mark Schumacher
STURDY Act: Cause for alarm

On the surface, the Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act, which passed the House in June 2021 and is under consideration in the Senate, seems straightforward. It heralds strict new mandatory requirements to address furniture tip-overs. Unfortunately, the intentions of the STURDY Act simply don’t translate

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