An article published by The American Journal of Surgery titled Glass Table Injuries: A Silent Public Health Problem, explains how broken glass tables can cause life-threatening injuries. The results of this research are being publicized by several media outlets, bringing to light what the article refers to as an often overlooked problem.

According to the article, there are more than 2.5 million injuries from glass tables each year. The research summary states that glass table injuries are more common than may be recognized and represent a public health problem that can be mitigated through proper regulatory measures.

The following are several articles about the study:

Read USGlass magazine publisher Debra Levy’s blog about the topic for more information about how this study could impact the glass industry.

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  1. I looked at each of the articles referenced and every one of them referenced the Rutgers study, interesting. Anyone else find that curious?

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