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.
Comprehensive information on window falls can be found in the Power Point presentations listed under the 2010 Community Forum tab.
Window Safety Products: Education, Selection and Installation
Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland is a resource for window safety education and related products for the home. The Safety Center has window stops and window guards for sale and offers personalized, 1:1 consultation regarding proper installation and use.
Click here to visit the Safety Center webpage for worksheets, educational videos and more.
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.