Thursday, April 23, 2009

County Health and Safety Officials Provide Safety Tips to Avoid Window Falls

The summer season is here and County health and safety officials remind parents and those caring for children to take steps to prevent falls from windows. In 2007, one Montgomery County child died and three others were seriously injured after falling from open windows. Nationally, more than 4,000 children fall out of windows annually, with more than twenty-five percent requiring a hospital stay. Each year, more than a dozen children ages 10 and under die from window fall-related injuries. Read More

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