Child Safety Standards

Accidental strangulation can happen very quickly. 

Do not leave your children unattended in a room where they may become entangled in blind or curtain cords. 

If you already have corded blinds or curtains in your home:

  • Keep the cords out of reach of children

  • Visit the shop where you bought the blinds or a hardware store, to see if you can modify the blinds to make them safer.

If you are thinking about buying corded blinds or curtains for your home: 

  • Make sure they have safe design features and carry warnings about potential strangulation hazards

  • Make sure no loops are left hanging down.

Window Covering Association of Australia
For further Information, click to see official and up to date government provided materials.