Window Falls

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Open windows and children are a dangerous combination. By taking a few steps, you can help prevent window falls.

Outreach date:  April 3-9, 2016

Suggested hashtag:  #windowsafetyweek

New to Prevent Child Injury? Check out tips on using the toolkit.

 

Project Materials

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to help spread the key messages on window falls. Please feel free to use these materials as needed. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization’s logo.  

Customizable Press Release
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Newsletter/Blog
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Fact Sheet
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Resources

These materials were created by members and other trusted sources.

Fact Sheets

FAQ – Partners Promoting Window & Balcony Safety

Prevent Window Falls – Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital

Window Fall Prevention – Cincinnati Children’s*
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Window Falls – CIRP*

Window Falls Prevention – Boston Public Health Commission

Window Guards and Locks Prevent Falls – Wisconsin Department of Health

Window Safety – Legacy Health

 
 

Brochures/Posters/Printables

Window Guard Selector Grid – Legacy Health

Window Safety and Kids – Legacy Health
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Window Stop Options – Legacy Health

Window Stop Selector Grid – Legacy Health

 
 

Infographics

Are Your Windows Kid-safe? – Boston Children’s Hospital

 
 

Articles

 

News Articles/Video Clips

 

Blog Posts

Window Falls: Innocence and Curiosity – Seattle Mama Doc/Seattle Children’s Hospital

 
 

Videos

Ninos No Pueden Volar – Boston Public Health Commission

Prevent Falls From Windows – Make Safe Happen

Window Falls Prevention – Seattle Children’s Hospital
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National
Experts

Prevent Child Injury offers members access to spokespeople selected for their knowledge on injury prevention topics. These experts are available to speak to media and other interested parties.

Toolkits

 

*List of Abbreviations
Cincinnati Children's – Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
CIPA –  Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CIRP
–  Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital
CPSC –  Consumer Product Safety Commission
NSC
–  National Safety Council
NYSDH
–  New York State Department of Health
SKW –  Safe Kids Worldwide


* Links to other organizations found on this site are provided solely as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by Prevent Child Injury, and none should be inferred. Prevent Child Injury is not responsible for the content of the individual organization web pages found at these links.