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Blind and curtain cords can present a strangulation hazard to children, as they may become entangled in them while trying to use, play with or play around window coverings.
A mandatory standard for the installation services of window coverings commenced on 1 January 2015. Read Competition and Consumer (Corded Internal Window Coverings) Safety Standard 2014 to ensure you and your business comply with its requirements.
Another mandatory standard applies to the supply of all corded internal window coverings. For information about the requirements read Trade Practices (Consumer Product Safety Standard - Corded Internal Window Coverings) Regulations 2010.
Under the ACL supply includes:
These mandatory standards apply to anyone in the business of corded internal window coverings, including:
More information, about complying with the standard and penalties, is available from: