A simple analysis of falls from windows is that almost all of them are preventable. Every year, children suffer needless injuries and worse from accidents that have a solution- limit devices.
Many U.S. municipalities have implemented programs to bring awareness and compliance to the issue with campaigns like "Kids Can't Fly".
Window screens will not prevent a child from falling out of an open window! Regular screens are designed to keeps bugs out and will not support the weight of a falling child
Devices exist to help prevent these accidents with the necessary safeguards by the building owner or management.
The Securistyle SDR Detachable Restrictor Stay has a key release, comes in a variety of sizes, is easy to fit with no routing, and is compatible with Securistyle Storm and Sterling hinges. The keyed device allows for temporary removal for maintenance or cleaning and is easily returned to the safety feature.
A sash stop can be used to limit double hung windows.