Tips to Prevent Children from Falling Out a Window

A young child can fall from an open window in a moment’s notice, so it’s vital for parents and caregivers to take measures now to help prevent such a tragedy. The National Safety Council recommends always supervising young children, keeping windows locked when children are near, making sure a child can’t reach an open window, teaching your child to stay away from windows and patio doors, keeping furniture that a child could climb on away from windows, and remembering that a screen will not prevent a child from falling out a window.
National Safety Council, April 2009