When fitting out for new interior blinds for public and commercial buildings, you need to choose a style which is essentially safe for the general public including children.

‘Safe by design’ blinds are your best option as they have no operating cords or chains.  

Safe by design blinds:

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1.    Crank-operated roller blinds remove the risk simply because there are no cords.   The crank handle can even be removed.  These blinds are perfect for schools.

2.    A spring blind removes the risk of a child getting caught up in the cords simply because a braked spring is used to raise and lower the blind.

3.    A motorised or battery-operated electric blind has no dangling cords, with the key components hidden inside the barrel of the blind.

4.    Vertical blinds operated by a wand offer another safe option as the wand removes the need for cords or chains.

All of Yewdale’s blinds are fully compliant with BS EN 13120:2009+A1:2014 and confirmed as 'safe by design'. Get in touch to find out more about our products and get a quotation for your next commercial blind installation project.

If you're interested in learning more about blind mechanisms, click here to learn how our vertical blinds can be controlled.