The ACCC has released the second round consultation paper and is seeking comments on the proposed mandatory Tobacco Labelling (Graphic Health Warnings) Standard by 8 November 2011. It is intended to be in place by 1 January 2012, with full compliance required by 1 July 2012.
The national DIY vehicle maintenance safety campaign has jacked up its efforts to prevent Aussies getting injured or killed while working under their car by releasing a YouTube safety film and launching an Australia-wide competition.
The Federal Court has penalised Sontax Australia (1988) Pty Ltd $40,000 for the supply of luggage straps with non-compliant warnings labels following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
A high number of Australian men die or are seriously injured each year while working under their cars using vehicle jacks, stands, and/or ramps, and Consumer Protection is keen to see a dramatic drop in these incidents.
SA Deputy Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Anne Gale, today announced the launch ofthe national don’t be a jackass with jacks campaign that seeks to mitigate serious injury and even death caused by people working underneath their vehicles.