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Did you know there are safety regulations for bunk beds?

Thinking of a bunk bed for a child’s room? Harvey Norman is proud to announce that all their bunk beds meet EU regulation EN747 to ensure the safety of children and giving parents peace of mind when purchasing a bunk bed.

EN747 is an EU regulation that sets the highest safety standards for bunk beds. It makes a number of recommendations that suppliers must follow in order to be compliant. All Harvey Norman bunks undergo a wide range of testing to ensure they comply with EN747 and must adhere to a number of recommendations including:

  • Slats should be no less than 7.5cm apart, and threads should be 3cm wide and 20cm apart.
  • Rails that come 16cm above the height of the mattress are essential to maintain safety.
  • The ladder should be fixed to the bed frame.

At Harvey Norman our sleep specialists will also ensure than any purchase of a bunk bed and mattress will meet these additional recommendations:

  • The mattress should fit the bed perfectly.
  • Mattresses should not come above the line marked on the bunk bed.

Parents who are looking for advice on what bunk bed is most suited to them can talk to one of our fully trained sleep specialists by phoning their local store, where staff are ready to take their call.

For more information, please visit bunk beds at Harvey Norman.

Here are a few of the fantastic bunk beds Harvey Norman has available now:

Dakota Bunk Bed – a two bed bunk with a three-step ladder made from solid wood with a teal veneer finish. Also available in white RRP €429.

Avery Bunk Bed – a two bed bunk with a four-step ladder made from solid wood finished in a two-tone wood and white veneer. RRP €659.

Eden Bunk Bed – a single bed bunk with a three-step ladder, desk and six storage areas constructed from solid wood and encased in a white veneer. Desk and shelves included in the price. RRP €649

Quinn Bunk Bed – a two bed bunk with a three-step ladder, constructed from solid wood and finished with a dark grey and oak frame. RRP €549

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