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Swimming & flotation aids...Standard The mandatory standard prescribes marking, design and construction, and performance requirements for swimming and flotation aids....About swimming and flotation aids...Swimming and flotation aids come in several forms that children can either wear, have attached to their
15 Jan 2020
Portable swimming pools...Standard The mandatory standard prescribes requirements for the labelling of portable swimming pools....About portable swimming pools...The mandatory standard applies to portable swimming pools that are both: intended for personal, domestic or household use one of the following: an
28 Jul 2021
Pools & spas...Page Pools and spas
26 Apr 2016
ACCC warns of portable pool dangers...News 22 Nov 2013 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning about the potential hazards of portable pools after recent statistics showed a high risk of drowning for children under the age of five. “Portable pools are a popular choice for families
22 Nov 2013
QLD: Staying safe this summer...News 5 Nov 2013 Time to get out those swimmers, summer is almost here. With the hot weather already upon us the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding you to stay safe this summer. Fair Trading Executive Director Brian Bauer today highlighted important safe
05 Nov 2013
VIC: A timely reminder to check your pool fence...News 2 Oct 2013 As daylight savings signals the warmer weather, Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding landlords and tenants to check, fix and maintain their home pools to help prevent children drowning this summer. Consumer Affairs Victoria Director Cl
02 Oct 2013
NSW: Keep children safe around inflatable pools...News 19 Oct 2012 Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today issued a safety warning to parents and carers about the importance of supervising young children at all times around inflatable pools. Mr Roberts said while inflatable pools appear to be harml
19 Oct 2012
Warning to pool owners to avoid horrific injuries...News 30 Dec 2009 Pool owners are urged to make sure that skimmer box covers are adequately secured at all times, after a Western Australian boy suffered serious injuries from sitting on a skimmer box. Skimmer boxes are connected to swimming pool pumps
30 Dec 2009
A toy story not to be repeated...News 25 Jan 2011 Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding Victorians that pool toys and other floatation devices are not a substitute for proper safety devices in the water. “We saw during the most recent floods what can happen when people ignore this message and use blow
25 Jan 2011
Play it safe in the water...News 23 Nov 2010 As more Victorians take to the water in the lead up to Water Safety Week, Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding people to use floatation devices and water toys safely. This reminder is timely as mandatory product bans and safety standards are harmonised nat
23 Nov 2010
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