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29 Jul 2016
NSW: Mandatory recall: Infinity brand electrical cable...News 9 Oct 2013 NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe has announced mandatory recall and prohibition notices for all Infinity branded TPS and “orange round” electrical cable. The insulated electrical cables are commonly used for household elect
09 Oct 2013
ACCC announces recalls of unsafe ladders...News 21 Dec 2012 The ACCC has negotiated recalls with two suppliers of multipurpose ladders in Australia after testing found the ladders failed to perform as they claimed. “These ladders had clear claims that they met an Australian Standard. Testing commission
21 Dec 2012
Urgent safety alert on stacked stone tiles...News 13 Feb 2010 The ACCC has become aware of the distribution and sale of decorative wall tiles containing Tremolite asbestos, which is a prohibited hazardous substance. The tiles sold under the brand name ‘Snow White’, are described as bright white in colo
13 Feb 2010
Easter—DIY safely...News 7 Apr 2009 For many Australians the Easter break is the ideal time to catch up on those 'little jobs' that go undone on a normal weekend. But it's also a time when hospitals and doctors' surgeries brace themselves for a number of avoidable injuries. "Safety should be at the for
07 Apr 2009
Tradespeople and homeowners warned of immediate risks from Infinity electrical cables...News 2 Mar 2016 Approximately 2,300km of dangerous Infinity electrical cable is still installed in thousands of homes across Australia. It is expected that in the next couple of months the cable insulation could sta
02 Mar 2016
2,300km of dangerous Infinity electrical cable remains in homes...News 14 Jun 2016 Thousands of homes across Australia still have faulty Infinity electrical cabling installed, despite recalls of all Infinity cables announced almost two years ago. This dangerous cable could become prematurely brittle an
14 Jun 2016
Using a ladder - Safety alert...Publication 25 May 2006 For further information contact ACCC Infocentre on 1300 302 502 PO Box 1199 Dickson ACT 2602 Read the safety warnings on the ladder and follow the manufacturer’s advice. Never use a ladder if you are alone and cannot get assistance
25 May 2006
Using a ladder - Poster...Publication 16 Sep 2008 SAFETY ALERT USING A LADDER For further information contact ACCC Infocentre on 1300 302 502 CHECK THE LADDER BEFORE USE Ensure the ladder is in good condition and fi tted with non-slip safety feet. Set up safely Place the ladder on dry,
16 Sep 2008
ACCC puts electricians and builders on notice that they must replace unsafe Infinity cables...News 19 Oct 2015 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging electricians and builders to replace dangerous Infinity electrical cables that were installed in up to 40,000 homes and businesses
19 Oct 2015
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