How my four-year-old was nearly strangled by a window blind cord

How my four-year-old was nearly strangled by a window blind cord At least 25 children in Britain have been strangled to death by cord blinds since 1999 12 of those deaths have occurred in the past three yearsIt takes just 20 seconds for a child to be killed by a blind cord /11/03/article-0-15C81666000005DC-963_306x487.jpg” width=”306″ height=”487″ alt=”Danger: The increase in the number of deaths involving blind cords similar to this one has led to campaigners calling on them to be banned” class=”blkBorder” /> Danger: The increase in the number of deaths involving blind cords similar to this one has led to campaigners calling on them to be banned The Royal Society For The Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says the figure could even be far higher as, since 2002, such deaths have been logged under the umbrella term ‘accidents in the home’.