Location of window


Ward / Dept.

Room No.

Window Inspection

General condition of window for security of the frame and glass panel

Do the window restrictors prevent the window opening more than 100mm

Is the window restrictor suitably robust to withstand foreseeable forces applied by a determined individual to open the window further

Is the restrictor fitted with tamperproof fittings or they cannot be removed or disengaged using readily accessible implements and require a special tool or key

Are the hinges / catches / handles / locks in good operational order

NB - Any window found not to be restricted to 100mm of opening should be secured shut and the condition notified to the supervisor

Summary and Sign-off

Summary of any issues

Name and signature of inspector
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