Reducing falls from windows and balconies – design requirements & responsibilities
An increasing number of children are being admitted to hospital each year with serious injuries after suffering falls from windows or balconies.
Almost all of these incidents are preventable. Architects must act now to slow these occurrences through the incorporation of simple but effective products.
This free whitepaper examines the most common causes of these incidents, requirements and responsibilities of architects to eliminate their occurrence, and the products and services available to ensure windows are specified, tested and installed to meet these requirements.