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  • Jackloc brings Queen’s Award winning window restrictors to The FIT Show 2017

    Leicestershire-based Jackloc, creators of the original range of universal window and door restrictors, and recipients of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2017, will be bringing their range of award-winning cable restrictors to this year’s FIT Show.

    Based at Stand B63, Jackloc will be showcasing their complete range of restrictors which safeguard thousands of lives every day worldwide. Their collection of folding, push and turn, swivel stud and original key-lockable Jacklocs have transformed window safety and are used in commercial and residential projects and by health authorities and educational institutes across the world.

    “The Jackloc Company has grown massively over the past 12 months, expanding further into more overseas markets and being used by more leading organisations. Not forgetting most recently receiving the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2017,” comments Emma Wells, Founder and Director at Jackloc.

    “We have a lot to shout about and The FIT Show provides the perfect platform. We will be there with our complete range of universal window and door restrictors, which continue to set the standard for window safety and dramatically reduce the risk of falling from windows. We are really excited to announce that we will also be having a very special guest on our stand for Big Tuesday, so make sure you pop by to find out who it is.”

    Designed, engineered and manufactured in the UK, the Jackloc range is extensively tested to BS EN standards and can be used with any window or door material. Jackloc cable restrictors can be found being used by homeowners as well in leading hotel and leisure chains, local NHS trusts and in luxury marquee hotels including The Ritz in London and Manhattan’s Dream Hotel.

    Established in Leicestershire in 2003, Jackloc are the Queen’s Award-winning manufacturers of window and door restrictors. A family owned, family run business, Jackloc supplies their British-made cable restrictors to a diverse range of organisations across the world. Jackloc were also recipients of the Thomas Telford Award for Innovation and were named Leicestershire Small Business of the Year 2015.

    What is the Queen’s Award?

    Queen's Award

    There’s been cause for celebration at Jackloc this month, as we have just been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category.  Such prestigious recognition is a huge reward for all the years we’ve spent developing our safety restrictors.  With the highest profile seal of approval, we hope to further extend our already extensive customer base.  Developing a product which saves lives on a global scale is an extremely worthy cause of which we are enormously proud.

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    Jackloc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    2017 Winners of The Queen's Awards for Excellence: Innovation

    Leicestershire-based Jackloc, creator of the original, award-winning universal window and door cable restrictor has been recognised with the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

    Established over five decades ago, the awards have propelled UK businesses onto the world stage with an internationally-renowned symbol of excellence. Awards are presented by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister and an Advisory Committee, comprised of the Head of the Civil Service and representatives from government, the private sector and the Trade Unions.

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    National Window Safety Week 2017

    window safety week 2017

    Every year on the first week in April, a number of institutions and organisations share information and promote awareness for National Window Safety Week. The aim is to educate home owners and organisations on how to ensure windows are being used safely.

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    Jackloc Restrictors Compliment Your Standard Window Locks

    Jackloc compliments standard window locks

    Jackloc window restrictors provide a vital safety feature in both public buildings and private residences. The original Jackloc cable window restrictor was specifically designed and engineered to restrict window access and reduce the risk of falls. It restricts window opening to a maximum of 100mm, rendering it improbable for any person or child to fall through. The current product range includes a choice of universal key lockable restrictors, permanently fixed cable restrictors, push and turn restrictors and the new, folding key-lockable window restrictor.

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    How To Prevent Window Falls

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    Falls from windows are a major cause of fatal accidents all over the world, especially in urban areas. The majority of these tragedies can unfortunately be avoided by simply taking a few precautionary measures; window restrictors are the ideal solution for avoiding such problems.

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    Dangers in the Home at Christmas

    Dangers in the Home at Christmas

    The Christmas holiday is a special time of year, the most widely celebrated event on the Christian calendar, bringing friends and family together to enjoy the Christmas spirit amidst festive food, decorations, gifts and parties.

    However, injuries increase during this period, it is therefore important to take special precautions during the festive season, to avoid any unnecessary accidents.

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    How Secure are Window Restrictors?

    how secure are window restrictors

    How Important Is It To Have Window Restrictors?

    Windows that are left open, especially those above the ground floor can be fatal. Even more so for young, unsupervised children as well as vulnerable adults. Window restrictors are widely used in hospitals, care homes, nurseries and educational establishments to provide much needed ventilation with security.

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