Safety alerts

9 Nov 2015

Trampoline safety – It's flippin' important

An estimated eight kids a day are injured by trampolines in Australia, and hundreds of Australian children are taken to hospital every year for trampoline-related injuries.

4 Nov 2015

The Battery Controlled – Button battery safety

Button batteries can be found in many household items.

7 Oct 2015

ACCC testing prompts recalls of fire risk cigarettes

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has negotiated recalls with two suppliers of cigarettes in Australia after testing revealed their products fail to comply with the mandatory safet

22 Sep 2015

Teething Necklace Safety – Avoid strangulation or choking

Teething necklaces are primarily designed to be worn as jewellery, but they provide an additional function as a teether for babies.

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.