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This European Standard specifies the requirements which internal blinds shall fulfil when fitted to a building. It deals also with the significant machinery hazards for construction, transport, installation, operation and maintenance of the blinds (see list of significant hazards in annex B). It applies to all internal blinds as well as similar products whatever their design and nature of the materials used as follows: - Venetian blind: free hanging, guided, non-retractable; - Roller blind: free hanging, side guided, with tensioned fabric; - Vertical blind: free hanging, with top and bottom track, and sloping headrail; - Pleated blind: free hanging and guided. These products may be operated manually, with or without compensating springs, or by means of electric motors (power operated products). This standard does not apply to Roman Shades, Austrian, Festoon, Pinoleum, Side Drawn pleated blinds, Insect screens or blinds in sealed glazed units.