Briefing on window blinds safety
November 5, 2010
Invitation to manufacturers, importers, retailers, installers, engineers, representatives of users and other interested bodies for 29 November 2010.
There have been a number of accidents in Ireland and worldwide resulting in serious injury and death to children as a result of strangulation caused by the cord/bead mechanism of some window blinds.
The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) and the National Consumer Agency (NCA) are holding a meeting with manufacturers, importers, retailers and installers of internal window blinds, along with representatives of users, engineers and other interested bodies, to discuss these issues with a view to eliminating the occurrence of such accidents.
Date: 29 November 2010
Time: 10am -1pm
Venue: National Consumer Agency
Address: 4 Harcourt Road, Dublin 2
If you are interested in attending please provide your contact details to Elizabeth O’Ferrall of NSAI by email, phone or post by 22 November 2010.
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National Standards Authority of Ireland
1 Swift Square, Northwood, Santry, Dublin 9