Omega Tankers & Trailers Pty Ltd—Collapsible handrails on the top of tankers

PRA number

2009/10730

Published date

Product description

Only handrails of the following tankers are subject to the voluntary recall: Manufacturer: Heil Asia Limited. Model Years 2006 and 2007. The Products were sold between 1 July 2006 and 1 August 2007.

What are the defects?

The design of the handrails of the tankers do not comply with the Australian Standard 1657-1992 (Fixed platforms, walkways stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation), in particular, the affected handrails have not been designed to withstand the forces required under the Australian Standard.

What are the hazards?

Injury.

What should consumers do?

Omega Tanker & Trailers Pty Ltd have contacted all customers who were supplied the product.

Supplier

Omega Tankers & Trailers Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product category