Jackloc; easy to fit
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.
Declared as one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes, the study also shockingly revealed that this accounts for nearly one child dying every month and around two injured every day, due to window-blind related injuries. As a major step forward in protecting children, it will be interesting to see if this ban reaches other parts of the world. With this in mind, is it time to review your own homes’ safety standards?
Window restrictor safety catches guard your family effectively
Window safety is one of the main hidden hazards of the 21st Century homes but can be safeguarded with ease with the help of a child-proof Jackloc window restrictor. It’s a simple fact that by restricting a window’s opening capacity, window falls can effectively be avoided, and precious life proactively preserved.
How strong is a Jackloc window restrictor?
Far exceeding the requirements of both British and European safety standards, the universal cable restrictor Jackloc can be fitted to any type of window shape or material. Its unbelievable strength is demonstrated by the numerous tests it has passed for high standards and performance characteristics. These include: • BS EN 14351-1:2006 • BS EN 13126-5:2011 • UKAS tested to the old standard BS 6375: 2 1987 – up to 3,000 newtons • Salt Spray Test in accordance with ASTM.B117-07 and evaluated to BS EN 1670:2007 The folding Jackloc window restrictor is also tested to • EN 13126-5:2011 standards • BS EN 14351-1:2006 standards
How easy is it to install a Jackloc window restrictor?
Take a few minutes out of your day to watch these incredibly quick and easy Jackloc installation videos, to see just how simple it is to fit your home with these unyielding window restrictors:
Your new year's resolution is the ideal opportunity to secure your windows!
As the first cable window restrictor to be approved by The Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, as well as gaining approval by The City of New York Health and Hygiene Department Window Guard Policy and Acceptance Board, make 2019 the year that you properly safeguard your family from window falls and injuries. Available in three options, key, push-and-turn or permanently-fixed cable and a wide choice of colours and finishes, there really is a Jackloc option for every home across the globe. For further information or advice, don’t hesitate to call us on +44 (0) 1455 220 616 or send us a message online.