Publications

Think Safety First - Portable Cots

A portable cot is great for sleepovers and travelling, but should not be used for permanent sleeping arrangements. However, you need to use it correctly to avoid injuries to your child.

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Think Safety First - Household Cots

Your baby will spend a lot of time in their cot so it’s important to keep the sleeping environment safe and secure.

Date published: 
12 Apr 2016

Consumer protection notice No. 3 of 2015 - Safety warning notice (Frank Masons cots)

Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed in white or dark wood colour. Sold with drawer, and teething rail supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd .
Date published: 
24 Apr 2015

Household cots with wooden drop sides - Supplier bulletin

Since May 2009 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been evaluating issues about the strength and integrity of wooden drop sides on children’s household cots.

Date published: 
18 Mar 2010

Children's portable folding cots - Supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the legal requirements for supply of children’s portable folding cots, commonly known as folding cots.

Date published: 
2 Oct 2009

Household furniture hazards for kids - Safety alert

Make your home a safe place for children. Young children love to climb and will often play on household furniture. However, climbing on furniture can place children at significant risk.

Date published: 
30 May 2009

Cots - Safety alert

This brochure outlines what safety features to look for when buying a cot, and how to best use it.

Date published: 
1 Jan 2007