Make it Safe - 2014 legal requirements for internal window blinds
This leaflet will tell you what to look for in new blinds and how to make existing blinds safer.
The leaflet was produced by the British Blind and Shutter Association. The BBSA is the UK’s only trade association representingcompanies that manufacture, supply and install interior and exterior blinds,awnings, security grilles and shutters. The BBSA launched the Make itSafe campaign in 2009 and has campaigned for safer blinds so welcomesmandatory standards for internal window blinds. To see more about theBBSA’s Make it Safe campaign visit:www.makeitsafe.org.uk
Advice in this brochure and theMake it Safe campaign is supported by:
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. RoSPA’s mission is to save lives and reduce injuries in all areas of life andhas achieved significant changes through its campaigning work over the 90years since its inception.www.rospa.com
and the Child Accident Prevention Trust, a leading UK charity working to reduce the number of children and youngpeople killed, disabled or seriously injured