Publications

Ladder safety matters poster

Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older are steadily increasing in Australia.

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016

Ladder safety matters

The national education campaign ‘Ladder safety matters’ encourages older Australian men to stop and think before they use a ladder. It’s often the split-second decision or risky shortcut that results in a fall.  

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016

Ethanol-fuelled fireplaces & table top burners

Ethanol-fuelled fireplaces and table top burners are associated with serious burns injuries. This guide provides suppliers’ information about markings, labelling and warning information suitable for this type of product.

Date published: 
29 Jan 2015

Consumer protection notice No. 2 of 2015 - Safety warning notice (M Spa Inflatable Spas)

M Spa Inflatable Spas supplied with a with a 240V control box manufactured by Oriental Recreational Products (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, a heater and an air blower.
Date published: 
23 Jan 2015

Portable swimming pool safety considerations

Portable pools pose a serious drowning risk to children. This fact sheet provides consumers information on portable pool safety considerations.
Date published: 
11 Dec 2014

What is a portable swimming pool?

Portable pools pose a serious drowning risk to children. This fact sheet provides consumers important information on portable pools.
Date published: 
11 Dec 2014

Portable swimming pools: Supplier guide

This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of portable swimming pools sold in Australia.
Date published: 
6 Feb 2014

Portable pools - Kids can down without a sound brochure

Even in small or large portable pools, kids can drown in seconds!
Date published: 
13 Dec 2012

Portable pools - Kids can drown without a sound poster

Even in small or large portable pools, kids can drown in seconds!
Date published: 
13 Dec 2012

Protect your pool, protect your kids

In NSW, 12 children under five years of age drowned in 2010-11, with a further 64 children being admitted to hospital for near drowning.
Date published: 
13 Dec 2012