Publications

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

Corded internal window coverings - Installation guide

This installation guide explains how either a cleat or a cord guide can be installed to keep loose cords secure.
Date published: 
19 Nov 2014

Safety guidance on concentrations of particular chemicals in certain consumer goods

The guidance prescribes concentrations of chemicals, below which a safety concern does not exist. It includes a list of 22 hazardous aromatic amines which can be derived from certain hazardous azo dyes in clothing, textiles and leather articles.
Date published: 
21 Oct 2014

Choke Check – the DIY safety tool

Do you have or care for children under 3 years old? Get the ACCC's free do-it-yourself Choke Check tool to help you identify toys and other objects that can pose choking or ingestion hazards to young children.
Date published: 
1 Jul 2014

Baby slings

Parents and carers should take care when using slings and pouches to carry babies. This fact sheet includes steps for the correct use of baby slings.
Date published: 
20 Jun 2014

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

Consumer product safety online

An ACCC report for Australian and overseas-based businesses that supply, or intend to supply, products to Australian consumers via the internet.
Date published: 
20 Mar 2014