SAFETY RISK WITH BAR-LOCKS & CABLE TIES IN THE GARMENTS OR ANY APPAREL ITEM.

Safety Risks Associated with Bar-locks / Cable Ties
Sharp Object/Points

Standard Applies To:
♦Babies, Infants, Childrens, Ladies, Mens & Nursery

Standard for Bar-locks / Cable Ties:
♦Cable ties not acceptable on garments or any apparel items for any reason
♦For requirements for cable ties on garment freight bags
♦Bar-locks acceptable provided no sharp edges. (See photo for visual REFERENCE)

Standard for Attachment:
♦To secure accessories or gift with purchase item to the garment, to avoid shrinkage of accessory or gift with purchase item, whilst ensuring there is no risk to the customer when trying this item on.

Problems Associated With The Risk:
♦Harsh edges or ends where cable tie tail is cut off can cause stratches to the wearer when trying garments on or to the store team when handling the product.

Prohibited
♦Cable ties are Prohibited from use.
♦Bar-locks with sharp edges or ends are Prohibited from use.

Additional Information
♦See photo of acceptable example of barlock.

Assessment of suitability:
♦Do bar-locks have any sharp edges or points?
♦Would a swift-lock be suitable – eg to secure a webbing belt?

BAR-LOCKS & CABLE TIES ACCEPTABLITY

 

BAR-LOCKS & CABLE TIES USE IN GARMENTS

 

 

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