Child Safety

All blinds are supplied on a chain operated mechanism which conforms to BS EN 13120 – Child Safety For Blinds.

 

The standard affecting internal window blinds has been significantly revised in relation to child safety requirements and mandates:

  • Limitations on cord and chain lengths

  • Safety devices for preventing cords and chains from creating a hazardous loop

  • The fitting of safety devices on cords and chains at the point of manufacture

  • The testing of all safety critical components of internal window blinds

  • The testing of complete blinds using safety devices

  • Safety warnings and product instructions


The standards are applicable to all homes, all public buildings and any other premises where babies and young children aged 0 - 42 months are likely to have access or be present.

 

For further information, please http://www.makeitsafe.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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