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Why is Window Safety Week Important?

Posted: 27/01/20

The National Safety Council and the Window Safety Task Force established Window Safety Week in 1997 to heighten awareness of the actions homeowners can take to establish window safety and fall prevention as a year-round safety priority.

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Calgary: Building code changes will prevent kids from falling out windows, city says

Posted: 08/01/20

15% of major trauma patients at Alberta Children's Hospital in 2016 were children who fell out windows

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Parachute Kids Safety Week

Posted: 15/04/19

Taking place June 3 to 9, 2019, Parachute Safe Kids Week will focus on the topic of preventing harm from children's falls in the home and at play.

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Window and Balcony Safety committee - windowsafetypartners@gmail.com

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Welcome

It is difficult to hear news of a child getting injured or killed falling out of a window or balcony. The heartache that must be felt by that child's parents and friends is unimaginable. If you have ever been worried about the safety of your own children around windows, balconies and decks you are not alone...

Most of these tragic falls are PREVENTABLE.

Welcome to Partners Promoting Window and Balcony Safety! This website is designed to help parents and caregivers prevent injuries related to falls from windows, balconies and decks.

Education...

Learn about the risks associated with windows, balconies and decks, and what you can do to minimize them.
Visit Kid's Room and help your children learn how to stay safe.

Supervision...

Find out why supervision is the key to keeping children safe. This is important for ALL caregivers including grandparents, babysitters, older siblings and relatives.

Safety Devices...

SafeGard™ - Window Opening Control Device by Truth Hardware

Familiarize yourself with what these devices can do to help restrict children's access to potentially dangerous areas. Safety devices limit the opening to 4" (100 mm) and allow emergency egress during fires.

 

 

Safety Sticker Order Form

Safety Sticker Order Form

To help educate children window safety safety stickers are available. Download the sticker order form for more information.
 Safety Sticker Order Form (93 KB)

 

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