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Window Blind Cord Safety
Simple precautions to significantly reduce the risk.
Whilst window blinds and window furnishings are not inherently unsafe and many millions are sold every year, there have been a few instances of injury and child deaths involving accidents with window blind and window furnishings cords and chains.
In the interest of safety, please keep all pull cords and chains out of the reach of children. Move cots beds and other furniture away from blinds and install safety devices, such as cleats and cord tidies, to limit access to cords. Hanging cords can be a potential risk to children, so the greatest care needs to be taken at all times.
Roller Blind, Roman Blind sidewinder.
A cord safety cleat is secured to an adjacent wall and enables you to secure the control cord or chain out of the reach of small children.
Image one this safety device would be most appropriate for Roller Blinds and sidewinder Roman Blinds, Vertical blinds.
Blinds will be supplied with controls compliant with EN 13120 so will be supplied up to a maximum of 1 metre long.”
Or if supplied with two chain breaks, 20cm apart minimum height 60cm from the floor .
These instructions can also be found within the installation guides provided at the time of purchase, and within the website on our installation guides page.
Use of additional safety devices may reduce the risk of strangulation or injuiry but cannot be considered foolproof. Persons in charge of children and vulnerable people are ultimately responsible for following the safety instructions provided by us the manufacturer.