News

19 Jun 2014

WA: Further update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warnings about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21 and May 23.
12 Jun 2014

NSW: Warning on recalled heaters

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning on recalled and dangerous electric heaters, including the Sunair model FHS35 plastic bodied fan heater recalled in 2009.
11 Jun 2014

NSW: Warning on dangerous gas cabinet heaters

Following a fire at a Rose Bay unit last night, New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe and Fire & Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins today reissued a warning on dangerous gas cabinet heaters.
4 Jun 2014

NSW: Electric blanket recall

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging consumers to check the safety of their electric blankets, following a series of voluntary recalls in recent months.
23 May 2014

WA: Update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21.
21 May 2014

WA: Warning issued on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued a public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems installed since January 1, 2012.
20 May 2014

NSW: Recall of Solar Isolators

Acting New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Robert Vellar has announced a recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators imported by the Queensland company Advancetech Pty Ltd.
19 May 2014

NSW: Warning on Avanco DC Solar Isolators

Acting New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rob Vellar today advised NSW consumers and traders of the recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators, initiated by the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland.
4 May 2014

NSW: Make Mother’s day memorable for all the right reasons

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres is urging families to be on the lookout for unapproved electrical goods when shopping for Mother’s Day gifts.
15 Apr 2014

NSW: Public safety warning – electric hot water bottles

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres today announced a statewide prohibition by Fair Trading on the sale of electric hot water bottles, also known as electric heat packs, due to the risk of death or injury from electric shock.