Publications

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: 
19 Oct 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers on obtaining vehicle owner contact details

Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.

Date published: 
23 Aug 2018

Takata recall - guidance for auction houses

Auction houses must ensure that they comply with their obligations under the Takata Recall Notice when they are considered to be supplying the vehicle or they may face financial penalties for contravening the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Date published: 
29 Mar 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers of spare parts

Due to the serious safety risk, it is important that all spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators are identified, quarantined and ultimately destroyed and are not re-installed into vehicles

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for independent secondhand vehicle dealers

Affected Takata Airbag Inflators installed in vehicles pose a serious safety risk and it is important that this safety risk and the need for future replacement are clearly communicated to prospective purchasers of affected vehicles.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for authorised vehicle dealers

Most recall and replacement obligations in the Recall Notice are placed on vehicle manufacturers. Vehicle manufacturers may satisfy some of these obligations by work undertaken by their authorised dealer network.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for vehicle manufacturers

Vehicle manufacturers (also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs) have key obligations under the Recall Notice.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

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

7 easy steps for recovery (snatch) strap safety

Follow these seven easy steps to use recovery (snatch) straps safely.
Date published: 
4 Aug 2011