Are Window Blinds a Hidden Child Danger?

Playing The Hidden Risk to Kids in Your Home

The Doctors discuss the scary statistic that one child dies each month from a window blind injury. They share important information on to protect your kids from this preventable accident.

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They explain that the primary cause of concern is the cords that hang from the window blinds. They note that some window treatments are certified "Best for Kids" and are a safer option.

Some possible ways to improve the safety of your blinds include cord stoppers and cleaning up any excess cords hanging from your window treatments.

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They also note that the Window Covering Safety Council provides consumers with free retrofit devices for existing blinds that have cords, which can be found here.