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The first full week in April is National Window Safety week. The National Safety Council designed this week to educate parents and caregivers on how to prevent unintentional window falls and how windows can properly used for emergency escape purposes.

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Falls from a window often result in serious injury or death and pose a dangerous threat for children. When prepping, consider the safety of your family members where windows are concerned.

“A tragic fall from a window can happen in seconds,” says Donna Stein-Harris, senior director of Safe Communities America for the National Safety Council. “When it comes to window safety, there is no substitute for the importance of adult supervision of children to help keep them safer.”

Here are some tips for keeping your family "window safe" year round.

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