Publications

National strategy for improving the safety of button battery consumer products

A National Strategy has been developed by Australian Consumer Law (ACL) regulators, with the ACCC playing a coordinating role.

Date published: 
19 Sep 2016

Industry Code for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries

An Industry Code to reduce the risk of death and life threatening injuries to children from button battery ingestion has been developed by retailers, associations, and product safety consultants with input from the ACCC and state and territory consumer safety regulators.
Date published: 
19 Sep 2016

Ladder safety matters poster

Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older are steadily increasing in Australia.

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016

Ladder safety matters

The national education campaign ‘Ladder safety matters’ encourages older Australian men to stop and think before they use a ladder. It’s often the split-second decision or risky shortcut that results in a fall.  

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016