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

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

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

Safe soccer goals guide: Keeping kids safe before, during and after the game

This guide provides information for teachers, coaches, volunteers and assistants involved in kids' soccer on how to make moveable soccer goals safer.
Date published: 
27 Jun 2013

Trampoline safety in Australia

In February 2013, the ACCC commissioned consumer research on trampoline use in Australia.
Date published: 
17 Feb 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

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

This safety brochure provides information on the hazards along with tips on how you can anchor, check and respect your soccer goalposts and stay safe before, during and after games.
Date published: 
29 Jun 2012