Posts Tagged ‘ National Safety Council ’

Are Your Kids Safe?

Jan 23rd, 2023

It is estimated that roughly 5,000 children fall from windows each year. Studies show that approximately 3,300 of them are treated in emergency rooms for their injuries—many of which are life-altering. Tragically, eight to 10 of these children will die from their injuries. As a window screen inventor and manufacturer, window safety is something I’ve […]

Window Safety Week Observed April 3-9: How Will you Spread the Word?

Apr 4th, 2022

In partnership with the National Safety Council, the Window Safety Task Force encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety during Window Safety Week, being observed April 3-9. Though spring is arriving in most of North America, open windows any time of year can be dangerous for young children who are […]

AAMA Announces Fall Conference Keynote Speakers

Aug 13th, 2019

Richard Hawk, motivational safety speaker and trainer for Make Safety Fun will keynote the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference on October 31, sharing what is on the horizon for the safety and health field and how individuals and their companies can take advantage of emerging trends in a presentation titled “The Future of […]

Andersen Sponsors LookOut for Kids Program Amid Safety Week

Apr 10th, 2019

The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council has designated this week Window Safety Week, encouraging parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of proper precautions and awareness. “It only takes seconds for a preventable window fall to occur,” says Becky Turpin, director of Home and Community Safety at the National Safety Council. […]

How Some Are Using Window Safety Week to Raise Awareness

Apr 1st, 2016

As spring arrives, the Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council (NSC) is encouraging parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety year-round. Window Safety Week, observed next week, is a chance to spotlight that cause. Falls from a window can result in serious injury or death and pose an […]

Window Falls Bill Halted Just Before National Window Safety Week

Apr 5th, 2013

Proposed legislation, aimed at preventing window falls, failed in the Iowa House of Representatives Wednesday after initially passing the Iowa Senate. Senate File 381 (SF381) was sidelined for the remainder of the year mere days before the start of National Window Safety Week. Driven by the death of four-year-old Hannah Geneser, who fell from a […]

Pella Promotes National Window Safety Week, April 1 – 7

Mar 30th, 2012

April 1 – 7 is National Window Safety Week — an annual reminder to parents and caregivers about how to help prevent accidental window falls or injuries and how to use windows for potential emergency escapes. Pella Windows and Doors is working with the National Safety Council (NSC) to promote year-round window safety tips. “As […]

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