Publications

Safety Warning Notice (Takata)

This Safety Warning has been issued because there have been serious injuries and deaths caused by faulty Takata airbags installed in motor vehicles, both in Australia and overseas.

Date published: 
6 Aug 2017

Consumer protection notice - Safety warning notice (Polaris)

This Safety Warning has been issued because Polaris has advised that certain parts of some models of youth quad bikes and spare parts for those quad bikes supplied in Australia from 2000 until 2017 may contain asbestos.

Date published: 
22 Jun 2017

Quad bike safety - Quad bikes are not all terrain vehicles poster

Recreational users have accounted for a half of all quad bike deaths.
Date published: 
15 Apr 2014

Quad bike safety - Never let children ride quad bikes meant for adults poster

1 in 6 quad bike deaths have involved children under 14 years old.
Date published: 
15 Apr 2014

Quad bike safety - Always wear protective gear when riding quad bikes poster

Over the last 3 years, at least 1 in 3 quad bike riders who died were not wearing a helmet.
Date published: 
15 Apr 2014

Recreational quad bike usage

In March 2013, the ACCC commissioned consumer research of 125 recreational quad bike users across Australia.
Date published: 
28 Mar 2013

Vehicle jacks: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of vehicle jacks. It has been updated with information on specific vehicle jacks manufactured after 30 June 2011 complying with the mandatory standard.
Date published: 
14 Mar 2013

Pedal bicycles and bicycle helmets

This bulletin alerts suppliers of pedal bicycles and bicycle helmets to some of the hazards associated with these consumer goods. It also outlines some of your responsibilities as a supplier.
Date published: 
9 Oct 2012

Mobility scooter usage and safety survey report

Australia’s first national survey of mobility scooter users.
Date published: 
4 Sep 2012

Working under a vehicle

Outlines the dangers of working under a vehicle that is supported by a jack. It also provides a safety checklist on what to consider when working under a vehicle.
Date published: 
1 Sep 2011