Take care when using motor vehicle recovery straps...News 15 Apr 2011 The Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding Queensland consumers about the potential dangers of “recovery’’ straps that are used to free bogged or immobilised vehicles. Queensland OFT Executive Director Brian Bauer said
15 Apr 2011
QLD: Tips for snatch strap safety this Easter break...News 28 Mar 2013 Four-wheel drive enthusiasts planning to make the most of the Easter break are reminded to be safe when using vehicle recovery straps. Office of Fair Trading product safety expert David Strachan said recovery straps, or snatch strap
28 Mar 2013
VIC: Dekech Pty Ltd and Kim Huee Lee - Enforceable undertaking...News 9 Nov 2012 Victoria, Springvale-based company Dekech Pty Ltd and its director, Kim Huee Lee have admitted breaching the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by supplying, offering and possessing hydraulic trolley jacks which failed to compl
09 Nov 2012
ACCC winter safety tips prompted by product recalls...News 24 Jul 2012 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today issued its top five winter product safety tips following recalls of popular products in the cold winter months. “The ACCC has developed a range of tips to help people stay saf
24 Jul 2012
DIY + safety = a safe Easter break...News 26 Mar 2010 Consumer Affairs Victoria Director Dr Claire Noone is urging Victorians to stay safe as people use the Easter break to catch up on their DIY jobs. “Every year at least 2000 Victorians are seriously injured carrying out ‘do it yourself’ (DIY) work –
26 Mar 2010
ACCC accepts vehicle jacks undertaking...News 10 Apr 2008 Caravan manufacturer, Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd, has given the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission a court-enforceable undertaking over the supply of certain vehicle jacks with its caravans. Between July 2007 and September 2007 Jayco
10 Apr 2008
Non-compliant trolley jacks withdrawn from sale...News 4 Aug 2009 Incorrectly labelled trolley jacks have been withdrawn from sale after Australian Competition and Consumer Commission intervention. "The ACCC has accepted court enforceable undertakings from R King Enterprises Pty Ltd, trading as Mocare
04 Aug 2009
Car jack incident a timely warning...News 10 Jul 2009 An incident in Melbourne this week where a man was pinned underneath a car after a jack collapsed is a timely warning about the proper use of the products, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Deputy Chair, Peter Kell, warned today. "This
10 Jul 2009
Online trader recalls child restraint systems for cars after ACCC raises safety concerns...News 1 Sep 2008 Xport Investments Pty Ltd has issued a national voluntary recall of two models of child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised
01 Sep 2008
Autobarn receives a sober warning...News 11 Nov 2008 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Autobarn Pty Ltd, after concerns about representations made on the packaging of a personal breathalyser. During December 2007, Autobarn retailed the
11 Nov 2008
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