Household cots...Page Babies can suffer serious injuries when trying to climb out of cots. Make sure you buy a cot that meets the mandatory safety standard....About cots...Household cots are fixed sleeping enclosures for infants and babies. Cots can be rectangular with sides and ends made of slats or filler
30 Jul 2016
Safe sleeping for infants...News 11 Mar 2010 Fair Trading Minister Peter Lawlor has urged all new parents to be aware of safe sleeping advice when deciding on their baby’s sleeping arrangements. His comments follows the New South Wales government’s announcement that it has ordered a review into the saf
11 Mar 2010
Household cots...Standard This mandatory standard applies to household cots that are new, second-hand, antique, and collectable....About household cots...Household cots can include the following types: rectangular cots (typically) that are a permanent sleeping enclosure for an infant or baby with raised side
27 Feb 2017
Household furniture hazards for kids - Safety alert...Publication 30 May 2009 Placing a large television on a small stand or unstable surface is very dangerous for small children. Televisions with large screens and smaller backs can easily overbalance and tip forward. SAFETY TIPS Match the stand or cab
30 May 2009
Household cots with wooden drop sides - Supplier bulletin...Publication 18 Mar 2010 Product safety bulletin Household cots with wooden drop sides Since May 2009 the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been evaluating issues about the strength and integrity of wooden drop sides on
18 Mar 2010
Safety Warning Notice on Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd...News 24 Apr 2015 The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson, has published a Safety Warning Notice for the Wooden Baby Sleigh Cot Bed supplied by Frank Masons Pty Ltd. The safety warning notice  st
24 Apr 2015
Cots & cords don't mix: Keep cots away from blind, curtain and electrical cords...News 3 Sep 2014 Loose or looped cords near cots can accidentally strangle and kill small children. Babies have died from being strangled in blind, curtain and electrical cords they accessed in their cots. There are simple
03 Sep 2014
Cots recalled after failing ACCC testing...News 15 Aug 2014 Multiple cot suppliers have conducted recalls after ACCC surveillance identified a number of cots which did not meet the requirements of the mandatory safety standard. Information on these recalls is available on the Recalls Australia Website
15 Aug 2014
ACCC warns of dangers of loose blind and curtain cords...News 23 Jun 2016 Tragically, between one and two children die in Australian homes every year as a result of non-compliant corded blinds and curtains. Similar deaths occur regularly across the world and the ACCC is joining international regulators
23 Jun 2016
Think Safety First - Household Cots...Publication 12 Apr 2016 HOUSEHOLD COTS Office of Fair Trading ¶T H I N K ¶ S A F E T Y F I R S T For more information on product safety visit Your baby will spend a lot of time in their cot so it’s important to
12 Apr 2016
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