Garrison, IPC concerned about recent window falls
June 25, 2012
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The safety of your family, especially your children, is of great importance to Island Palm Communities.
Just a few days apart, two children fell from a window.
Both children will fully recover. One escaped without harm, and the other suffered a leg injury.
Windows can be potential safety hazards. Unattended children run the greatest risk of falls and injuries.
The best first step is to watch your children as they play. No prevention measure can substitute for careful adult supervision.
Also, code-compliant window devices can increase window safety. These devices are available at local hardware stores and can be installed without damaging windows.
Take a few minutes to learn what you can do to keep any child in your home safe. Just a few minutes of your time may prevent an avoidable injury, even save a life.
For more safety tips and information, visit www.islandpalmcommunities.com/go/windowsafety.