Did you know that falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional unjust deaths worldwide?
As 2018 draws to a close, so does the sale of corded blinds across the US and Canada.
This historic industry-wide ban comes into force after the American Academy of Pediatrics revealed window blinds injured an estimated 16,827 children under 6, between 1990 and 2015.
Your home is meant to be a sanctuary of safety; a peaceful haven that you can retreat to when times get tough. However, you may be surprised to learn that accidents in the home account for around 6,000 deaths each year.
It’s not just children that Jackloc window restrictors protect from window falls, they expertly safeguard a wide range of people and ages right around the globe. Falls from windows can occur due to a number of reasons in a diverse range of settings, with a great level of attention focused on the health and social care sector.
Did you know that British homes are most at risk to burglary in the summer months?
New research from MoneySuperMarket shows that homeowners like you are most exposed to burglary during the summer months, as we try to stay cool by leaving windows and doors open. Worryingly, leaving a window open for just 5 minutes can compromise the safety of your home. Even more concerning, if you leave a window open to stay cool and thieves take advantage it could mean that your insurance company won’t pay out; considered as ‘contributory negligence.’
Going on holiday and staying in a hotel or holiday resort should be a relaxing and satisfying experience, from beginning to end. Safety and peace of mind play a big part in this enjoyment, so hoteliers across the world have a real duty of care to their customers to provide safe, well-maintained facilities of a reasonable standard; both legally and ethically.
Increasing number of people are comforted by the Jackloc safety window restrictor, to keep out the opportunist thief
Home security is a universal issue that affects us all. Latest statistics reveal a shocking 32% rise in domestic burglaries across England and Wales! Considering burglaries are estimated to happen every 40 seconds in the UK, it seems that door locks are a homeowners first port of call to strengthen their property against potential intruders. But what about your windows? 30% of thieves gain access through an insecure window; proving that window locks are just as important. So how can you tell which window safety restrictors are up to the job?
Well into our second decade of window restrictor innovation, our original vision has remained consistent alongside our untouched core values; to help reduce the number of injuries and fatalities caused by falls from windows throughout the world. Our experienced team remain invigorated and inspired by the increasing amount of people who have adopted our vision and values too. Easy to fit on all types of windows, our proactive restrictor reduces the risk of falls from open windows by only allowing them to be opened to a safe degree. Ideal for residential, leisure, education and healthcare sectors, we thought we'd look at three unexpected buildings that utilise the Jackloc window restrictor within their architectural design:
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