New Glass Furniture Law May Be Coming

Date: 25 November 2009
Source: Boston Channel
BOSTON -- They are popular items found in homes across the country, but glass tables in your living room or on your patio could be a safety hazard.

Team 5's Susan Wornick, however, reported that things may be changing. Tempered glass in tables and shower stalls can often shatter without warning, leaving dangerous pieces that can cause serious injury. Last December, an 11-year-old Providence girl bled to death after falling on a shattered glass table in her home. Team 5 Investigates discovered there were no rules or regulations pertaining to glass furniture or other glass products found in most homes. Read more story here.BOSTON -- They are popular items found in homes across the country, but glass tables in your living room or on your patio could be a safety hazard.
 
Team 5's Susan Wornick, however, reported that things may be changing.
 
Tempered glass in tables and shower stalls can often shatter without warning, leaving dangerous pieces that can cause serious injury.
 
Last December, an 11-year-old Providence girl bled to death after falling on a shattered glass table in her home.
 
Team 5 Investigates discovered there were no rules or regulations pertaining to glass furniture or other glass products found in most homes.
 
Read more story here.

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Date: 25 November 2009
Source: Boston Channel

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