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Public consultation on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 16 Nov, 2017

The ACCC has recently released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper and is seeking feedback from stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers, workplace safety experts, researchers, farmers and quad bike users on a range of issues and options.


New quad bike safety taskforce established

Reported by Stephen | 26 Oct, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formed a taskforce to consider options for improving quad bike vehicle safety under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

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Product recall on RTV Utility Vehicle

Reported by Haydee | 16 Feb, 2016

The defect may result in loss of steering control if the steering shaft becomes disconnected, posing a potential accident hazard.


Product recall on disposable mask respirator

Reported by Haydee | 13 May, 2015

A safety recall has been issued for the Moldex-Metric Inc – Disposable Mask Respirator. A product defect has been identified wherein “diaphragm inside of exhalation valve may become rigid or brittle beginning after 5 years of storage.

ACTU: Quad bike safety summit must be followed by action to reduce rollover deaths

Reported by Haydee | 23 Oct, 2012

The summit on quad bike safety must be followed by action to make crush protection devices a requirement on new quad bikes to reduce quad bike death rates, says the Australian Council of Trade Unions. ACTU Assistant Secretary Michael Borowick said it is time for the ACCC to act on making crush protection devices mandatory …

Electrical Safety Recall of Generators

Reported by Haydee | 30 May, 2012

Photo: NT WorkSafe The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued an electrical safety recall for Cesco Greenpower LPG/NG Portable Generators. These generators were sold in the Northern Territory between December 2010 and May 2012. According to NT WorkSafe Executive Director Laurene Hull, the defects in the product could cause the generator to become live, …