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window blind

A shade, blind, shade screen, or shutter, 1 for a window.
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Nearly 17,000 young children were hurt by window blinds between 1990 and 2015, and though most injuries were minor, almost 300 died, the study shows.
But, an alarming 271 deaths were attributed to window blinds over the 26-year period, 94 percent of which were a result of children becoming entangled in cords or chains.
COMPANIES producing window blinds responsible for the deaths of toddlers are not being policed properly, a safety expert claimed yesterday.
Sheree Morris said: "Over the past two years at least four children have died as a result of becoming entangled in window blind cords and being strangled.
The invention - named Window Blind Safe (WBS) - was presented to the Scot t ish parl iament yesterday as part of a safety campaign to eliminate child deaths from window blinds.
There was a visible ligature mark around the neck (see Box 1 "Case report: ligature marks following accidental near-hanging by window blind cord").
A spokesman said it was a "tragic accident" caused by the toddler becoming entangled in the pull cord of a window blind.
A LOCKWOOD-based firm has been supplying window blinds and curtains for almost 40 years.
David Clark, managing director of Alutrade Products, said: 'We went for Stonebridge Cross because it reflects our new image as a supplier to the fashionable domestic and light commercial window blind sectors.
They involve guidelines for manufacturers of window blinds and similar household devices.
Aaron O'Connell, who has 25 years' experience in the window blind industry and runs his own company in Ireland, is backing a campaign by the devastated parents of three-yearold Harrison Joyce, of Lichfield, to get the blinds that claimed his life banned.
And in a written judgment, sheriff David Mackie warned that millions of homes in Britain have window blinds that are potentially lethal for young children.