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Rural child safety

Learn more about child safety on farms and rural properties such as water hazards, animal stings and bites and sun safety and what to do if your child is injured.

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Safety alerts | Product Safety Australia

Lists all safety alerts on the Product Safety Australia website.

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Safety investigations | Product Safety Australia

The ACCC undertakes in-depth safety investigations into certain products.

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Safety gates | Product Safety Australia

There are two different types of safety gates available. Make sure you buy the gate most suitable for your needs.

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Winter safety | Product Safety Australia

As cooler weather sets in around the country, the ACCC has product safety tips to help Australians be more aware of how they can avoid burns, injury and death while trying to stay warm.

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Safety with sparklers | Product Safety Australia

Sparklers are a popular novelty to use during birthday parties and other celebrations, however their danger can be underestimated. Adults and children have suffered severe burns from sparklers. NSW Health has released safety information from the NSW Severe Burn Injury Service in conjunction with the NSW Fire Brigades. Read about the hazards and follow the safety steps to help

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Prams & strollers | Product Safety Australia

Children are at risk of a range or injuries in prams or strollers that are don't have solid components and a sturdy build. Make sure you buy a pram or stroller that meets the mandatory safety standard and always use the safety features they come with.

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Water safety -

In Australian waterways in the 12 months to 30 June 2017, 291 lives were lost to drowning. Here are some water safety tips for use at swimming pools, inland waterways and the beach.

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Rocking cradles | Product Safety Australia

If using a rocking cradle for your baby, make sure that it has the appropriate safety features, such as a tilt limiter and child-resistant lock.

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Product testing | Product Safety Australia

Product testing helps suppliers ensure that the products they supply in the Australian market meet mandatory safety standards and are able to meet any claims made about them.

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