New Australian Standard for Fall Prevention from Openable Windows

New Australian Standard for Fall Prevention from Openable Windows

Standards Australia has released a new Australian Standard for determining the performance of windows fitted with window restrictors and safety barriers. The key distinction between window safety legislation and the new Standard is the application force to the window rather than the window safety device.

5 tips for better window safety in the home

5 tips for better window safety in the home

While a fly screen may look and seem secure, it’s not enough to protect a child from falling out of a window. Appropriate locking devices are required in addition to fly screens.