Publications

Moveable soccer goal safety: Education pack

This pack contains various materials on soccer goal safety with information and steps you can take to help prevent accidental deaths and serious injuries to kids and teens. It is for anyone who is involved in coordinating soccer activities for young people.
Date published: 
15 Jul 2013

Wheat bags

Wheat bags are a popular choice for keeping the bed or body warm, but they have been linked to fires in Australia—so they need to be used with care.
Date published: 
11 Jul 2013

The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety - Anchor, check, respect DVD

Australian children and teenagers have been seriously injured and have died after moveable soccer goals were installed incorrectly and/or used inappropriately.

Date published: 
10 Jul 2013

Safe soccer goals guide: Keeping kids safe before, during and after the game

This guide provides information for teachers, coaches, volunteers and assistants involved in kids' soccer on how to make moveable soccer goals safer.
Date published: 
27 Jun 2013

Hot water bottle compliance

This bulletin provides information about the laws you must follow if you sell hot water bottles in Australia.
Date published: 
19 Feb 2013

Trampoline safety in Australia

In February 2013, the ACCC commissioned consumer research on trampoline use in Australia.
Date published: 
17 Feb 2013

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach poster

Did you know that a hair straightener can get hot enough to fry an egg? Each week, one child in Queensland alone, suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
18 Oct 2012

Pedal bicycles and bicycle helmets

This bulletin alerts suppliers of pedal bicycles and bicycle helmets to some of the hazards associated with these consumer goods. It also outlines some of your responsibilities as a supplier.
Date published: 
9 Oct 2012

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach flyer

Each week one child in Queensland suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
1 Sep 2012

The game plan for moveable soccer goal safety - Anchor, check, respect brochure

This safety brochure provides information on the hazards along with tips on how you can anchor, check and respect your soccer goalposts and stay safe before, during and after games.
Date published: 
29 Jun 2012