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23 Dec 2015
Remove hidden home hazards that can hurt kids...News 10 Oct 2013 During International Product Safety Week, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging parents and carers to thoroughly check their homes for hidden product dangers that might lead to accidental deaths or serious injuries
10 Oct 2013
NSW: New laws will help prevent child falls from windows...News 24 Oct 2013 Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts today announced that new window safety laws to help prevent children falling from residential strata buildings have now passed through Parliament. “Owners corporations must have window
24 Oct 2013
VIC: Free help to fix a household hazard...News 27 Sep 2013 Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding families of the danger of strangulation presented by curtain and blind cords and offering free help to reduce the risk. To reduce this risk, in 2010, the regulator launched a campaign to make tens of thou
27 Sep 2013
NSW: School holiday warning - Blind cords can kill...News 13 Sep 2013 NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning families to thoroughly check homes and holiday accommodation for risks to babies and children. Mr Stowe said the upcoming school holidays and the recent death of a young child in NSW
13 Sep 2013
Bunnings gives undertaking to ACCC for breaching safety standards...News 18 Sep 2013 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Bunnings Group Ltd for selling window blinds that failed to comply with mandatory safety standards . The ACCC found t
18 Sep 2013
QLD: Dangers of blind and curtain cords highlighted by child’s death...News 26 Aug 2013 The Office of Fair Trading said the tragic death of a toddler in New South Wales last week (22 August) has highlighted to parents the hidden dangers of cords on blinds and curtains. Fair Trading Executive Director,
26 Aug 2013
Tragic deaths highlight blind cord danger...News 15 Mar 2010 Parents need to remain vigilant about the dangers of blind cords, according to Minister for Fair Trading Peter Lawlor. Two children in the United Kingdom have died in the past fortnight after becoming entangled in blind cords. “These terrible
15 Mar 2010
Prevent children being injured...News 28 Jan 2010 Minister for Consumer Affairs Tony Robinson today launched a statewide safety campaign to educate consumers and traders about the childhood strangulation risk associated with blind and curtain cords.   “ Curtain cords can be a safety risk as they can fo
28 Jan 2010
Swim great urges Victorians to make cords safe...News 17 Feb 2010 Today Minister for Consumer Affairs Tony Robinson and Nicole Livingstone, continued to warn Victorians about the childhood strangulation risk associated with blind and curtain cords.   “Unsafe curtain and blind cords are a hazard in the
17 Feb 2010
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