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Keep your family safe near open windows ...

Finally a simple guide to help you unravel the Window Opening Protection requirements.
Adam Pressley FRAIA - Principal Architect

Protection of Openable Windows

Fall Prevention Through Openable Windows


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Children and adults can be at risk of falling through windows. Children especially will jump around, on furniture or bedding and risk a life threatening fall through an open window.

Finally there are some regulations that put protections in place that could minimise death or injury. To assist with this we have prepared a checklist for openable window protection with 6 simple diagrams - see link below.

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Disclaimer

The information contained here may become out of date and should be checked against the current legislation - Building Code of Australia, Volume One: Section D2.24 and Volume Two: Section 3.9.2.5 Protection of openable windows.

(This page updated 21st Aug 2014)

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