Publications

Think Safety First - Trampolines

A trampoline can be lots of fun, especially for young children. Before your child plays on a trampoline...

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Think Safety First - Treadmills

Using a treadmill at home is a convenient and great way to get fit. However, if you have young children you need to take care.

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Consumer protection notice No. 1 of 2016 - Safety warning notice (Hoverboards)

Hoverboards are wheeled ride-on devices with a single axle. They are powered by a rechargeable lithium battery via connection to a mains.
Date published: 
12 Jan 2016

Cosmetic subscription services compliance

A report on a survey to assess compliance with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 by online cosmetic subscription services.
Date published: 
28 Oct 2015

Formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

A report on a survey to assess the presence of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues.
Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

Micobiological contamination of costmetics for use around the eyes

A report on a survey of microorganisms in cosmetics used around the eyes.
Date published: 
1 Jul 2015

Trampoline safety—it’s flippin’ important

Hundreds of Australian children are taken to hospital every year for trampoline-related injuries such as cuts, sprains and fractures. Follow the steps in this fact card to help keep your trampoline safe.
Date published: 
7 Oct 2013

Moveable soccer goal safety: Education pack

This pack contains various materials on soccer goal safety with information and steps you can take to help prevent accidental deaths and serious injuries to kids and teens. It is for anyone who is involved in coordinating soccer activities for young people.
Date published: 
15 Jul 2013

Wheat bags

Wheat bags are a popular choice for keeping the bed or body warm, but they have been linked to fires in Australia—so they need to be used with care.
Date published: 
11 Jul 2013

The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety - Anchor, check, respect DVD

Australian children and teenagers have been seriously injured and have died after moveable soccer goals were installed incorrectly and/or used inappropriately.

Date published: 
10 Jul 2013