Most of the falls were from second-story windows, although children were also hospitalized after a fall from first-floor and third-floor windows. Thankfully there were no children who died from their injuries in 2015.
Stop at 4 brochure in English – Download the .pdf file to print
Stop at 4 brochure in Spanish (Pdf) – Download the .pdf file to print
Stop at 4 window cling (Pdf)
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission video on window safety.
Randall Children’s Hospital Safety Center – Safety Store at Legacy Emanuel Hospital
501 N. Graham St., Portland, OR 97227
The Safety Center and Store provides hands-on education and child safety products below retail cost, including window stops and window guards. They offer personalized consultation regarding proper installation and use of all safety products.
Practical help – clink on the handout links below to learn more and to select window stops and guards
- 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.