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WINDOW RESTRICTORS

Windows in existing buildings are often identified as a risk.  That’s why we developed a range of retrofit window restrictors to keep service users safe, without replacing the existing window – reducing costs and minimising service user disruption. 

Our two-part window restrictors are ideal for lower risk environments, while our made-to-measure three-part restrictors are designed for added robustness.

They also reduce the opportunity for contraband to be passed between rooms. 

   

3-Part window restrictors

3-PART WINDOW RESTRICTORS

For challenging scenarios, we’ve developed a three-part window restrictor, supplied as a bespoke product to meet specific project requirements.

They can be colour matched to any décor, blending into the building’s exterior to create a non-institutional aesthetic that aids recovery.

Superior impact resistance

Specifically designed to provide higher security, the restrictor provides superior impact resistance.  So it’s safe to use in abusive environments and increases safety and security without needing to replace existing windows.

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Minimises contraband

The durable three-part restrictor eliminates gaps, ensuring contraband can’t easily be passed through.  

The result?  Safer wards, peace of mind for clinical staff, and better care for service users.

Maximises ventilation

After best practice and customer feedback, we carefully designed the restrictors to allow as much ventilation as possible without compromising on safety.  

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Robust

Manufactured from steel and treated to resist corrosion, the restrictors have multiple fixing points.  So they’re durable and designed to withstand high levels of service user abuse – maximising their lifespan.

2-Part window restrictors

2-PART WINDOW RESTRICTORS

Our two-part, fully-adjustable steel restrictors are strong and anti-ligature.  Load and impact tested, they’re ideal for lower abuse environments.

Manufactured in 3mm steel, each restrictor is treated to resist corrosion, extending its lifespan and reducing future replacement costs.  And the slim and unobtrusive restrictors can be colour matched to any decor for a non-institutional aesthetic that helps aid recovery.  Bolt through options for more challenging environments are available 

 

      

Double-flanged window restrictors

DOUBLE-FLANGED WINDOW RESTRICTOR

Our double-flanged restrictor is ideal where paired window vents sit close together.  It allows both sides of each opening vent to be restricted, preventing weak spots or twisting forces that could compromise security and service-user safety.

Fabricated from 3mm steel for strength and surface treated to prevent corrosion, our restrictors are designed for ease of maintenance.  They also match the discreet style of our single-vent restrictors for consistency and improved aesthetics.

Available in a full range of RAL colours, our restrictors fit vents of differing sizes.  Bespoke options can also be made for other window configurations, allowing protection of almost every style.

Double-flanged restrictors are appropriate for common areas where observation is possible, to minimise the risk of service users creating a ligature point by passing a cord round the frame between windows.

Suitable where the gap between vents is between 15 and 50 mm. 

Case study: Leeds NHS Trust

LEEDS NHS TRUST CASE STUDY

Leeds General Hospital wanted to keep service users safer with new window restrictors, while preserving the building’s appearance.  We colour-matched the hospital’s existing dark brown window frames and powder-coated the restrictors.  This allowed them to blend in, preserving the building’s style without compromising service user safety.

   

Complimentary products

Complimentary products

 

Open-hold magnets

If windows need to be held open, our magnetic solution avoids the ligature risks of window stays, protecting service users from self-harm.

Small but powerful, our magnets require no power, making installation quick and inexpensive with minimal disruption.  And with no moving parts, there’s nothing to break and no maintenance problems.

•    Trial kits for on-site testing
•    Quick and simple to install
 

Hold-closed magnets

During refurb, existing windows often need updating – for example, removing casement stays.  Hold-closed magnets offer an innovative alternative that keeps windows securely shut.

Hold-closed magnets are always made to measure, due to the differing space between vent and inner frame.  We’re always happy to offer specification assistance.

•    For windows without espagnolette locks
•    Ideal for refurbishing old windows
•    Ideal substitute if no locking mechanism is available
 

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Level 4, Skypark 3
14 Elliot Place
Glasgow
G3 8EP
t: 0141 244 0085
e: info@safehinge.com

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250 Bristol Avenue
Blackpool
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