Back to 2001 News Archive
LOCHANS MAN Isaac Forsyth is on the verge of a major breakthrough
with a life-saving security window system he has invented.
the aid of a grant from the Small Towns Initiative, fifty-four-year-old
Isaac can now have a prototype window made. And he is confident
that he can interest a major firm involved in safety equipment
to market his invention.
the "Free Press" revealed in April, Isaac wants to open a
factory in Stranraer to make his revolutionary window, which
he calls SALEM — or save a life every minute.
the window is fitted with security bars to deter intruders,
in the event of a fire or other emergency, it can be opened
easily from the inside, allowing a way out for people trapped
in the building.
have moved apace since his story first appeared. Bell College
in Hamilton said they were prepared to make a prototype window
at a cost of £5600. And the Small Towns Initiative in Stranraer
agreed a grant to cover the cost of the work.
prototype will now be ready in about eight weeks time",
Isaac told the "Free Press" this week.
grant was a Godsend".