Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login

Top Tip: Secure your blind or curtain cords

by helenonthesofa (follow)
Check out my Weekend Notes articles here: www.weekendnotes.com/profile/160877
Safety (21)      Child proofing (2)      Blinds (1)     
Between 2001-2008 there were a reported 11 child deaths in Australia due to strangulation on blind or curtain cords, with 9 of these being children under 3.



Unfortunately small children do not understand that a cord around their neck can easily tighten and cause strangulation within a matter of minutes.

As a top safety tip take a few minutes out of your day and do a double check of your blind or curtain cords and check that they are sufficiently safeguarded. Consider where the blind cord will hang when the blind is up, as this generally lengthens the dangling cord length.

Peace of mind for a few dollars


If you've got any overlong cords hanging when blinds are in use, make an investment of a couple of bucks and drill a cord tidy into your wall high above where small children can reach.



#Safety
#Child proofing
#Blinds
I like this Article - 4
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Articles by helenonthesofa
Most Mums would love a natural birth
251 views
I'm not aiming to enter into the debate on whether or not a 3 year old should have chores; that's on...
269 views
Lolly bags, loot bags or the humbly known party bags are what many kids look forward to at the end o...
350 views
Not all children like the notion of eating their vegetables, with some kids downright refusing to ea...
105 views
Many mums are looking to lose a few pounds after having a baby, but joining a gym or going to an exe...
298 views
A new baby's arrival is an absolute blessing and one filled with happiness
121 views
view all articles by helenonthesofa
Articles by helenonthesofa on Other Hubs
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 11726
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
One way of cutting the cost of having a baby is to get some of your baby items second hand
6812 views
If you're looking for cheap baby goods for your baby, here are some excellent stores you can go to t...
8557 views
Letís be honest; everything you could ever need to know can be found on the internet
1409 views
**Should You Choose Bank Or Private Financing For Your First Home??** Private lending supplie...
0 answers
The bathroom is one of the rooms that you canít stay away from
73 views
The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the most prevalent scent in the air is a cross betwe...
71 views
Walking around your house to be greeted by an uninvited guest is something that no one wants t...
70 views
Any homeowner who has seen ants scuttle across the kitchen or a spider dangling from the ceiling...
69 views
**IT: The Investment for Future Family Owned Business Success
93 views
To many people, relocating from one house to another can be quite tedious and overwhelming
70 views
Categories
Parenting (148)
Play (86)
Tips (45)
Eating (31)
Travel (27)
Safety (21)
Sleep (11)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version