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IKEA safety alert after falling furniture causes deaths




An item from the MALM range of IKEA furniture. Image: IKEA
An item from the MALM range of IKEA furniture. Image: IKEA

Home furniture giant IKEA has reminded customers to ensure they use wall brackets for some of its furniture after sets of drawers fell on two toddlers causing their death.

In separate incidents, children aged two and 23 months were killed when dressers tipped over on them and the Swedish retailer has launched a safety campaign to encourage customers to use wall mounting brackets.

IKEA say that the wall-anchoring kits are readily available in-store and come free of charge with the products, while they can also be ordered online and are designed to prevent tip-over hazards.


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