Most of the falls were from second-story windows, although children were also hospitalized after a fall from first-floor and third-floor windows. The majority of children survived, although two children did die from their injuries.
Stop at 4 brochure in English (Pdf)
Stop at 4 brochure in Spanish (Pdf)
Stop at 4 window cling (Pdf)
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission video on window safety.
Randall Children’s Hospital Safety Center
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Atrium
501 N. Graham St., Portland, OR 97227 (Free curbside valet parking available)
Regular hours are: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon or by appointment.
The Safety Center provides home safety products for purchase including window stops and window guards. They offer personalized, 1:1 consultation regarding proper installation and use. Resources including Safety Tips, Videos and Practical Help fliers can be viewed on the website.
The following Practical Help fliers can be downloaded:
- Windows that may pose a fall risk
- Know your window type
- Window stop options
- Window stop selector grid
- Window guard options
- Window guard selector grid
- Measuring single or double-hung windows for guards
- Measuring slider windows for guards
- Measuring casement windows for guards
The Safety Store works to increase access to safety supplies by operating a nonprofit safety store, selling a variety of childproofing equipment, window stops, window guards, safety gates, helmets, and protective gear at below-retail prices.