Safety alerts

7 Aug 2015

Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child

Small children have died or suffered serious injuries from unstable furniture that has tipped over. You can help prevent death or serious injury to small children from toppling furniture.

24 Jul 2015

Winter safe

Stay safe as you keep warm this winter - see our top tips and video.

21 Jul 2015

Carbon monoxide safety

Carbon monoxide is a toxic, colourless and odourless gas that can come out of many commonly used items.

8 Jul 2015

Infinity electrical cable recall: act now before it’s too late

There is faulty electrical cabling in thousands of Australian homes and businesses. Time is running out before the cables become a fire or electrocution risk.

24 Apr 2015

Safety Warning Notice on Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd

The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson, has published a Safety Warning Notice for the Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd.

24 Mar 2015

Laundry detergent liquid capsules safety

Laundry capsules (also known as laundry pods) can be dangerous for your child if left within his or her reach. See this alert for tips on storing and handling these products safely.

28 Jan 2015

Safety warning notice on M Spa Inflatable Spas with 240V control box

The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson, has published a Safety Warning Notice about M Spa Inflatable Spas.

19 Dec 2014

Safe Santa's checklist for this Christmas

Santa's checking another list twice: his gift safety checklist. Are YOU giving safe gifts? Follow the steps in the Safe Santa checklist to find out.

2 Dec 2014

Candle holders and decorations safety

Combustible candle holders can pose a fire risk if they catch on fire and remain on fire for more than five seconds instead of self-extinguishing.

1 Dec 2014

Safe sunnies: Which pair should I wear?

Exposing your eyes to very high levels of sunlight can cause serious and sometimes irreversible damage. Some sunglasses can also impair your vision in other ways.