The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has proposed major changes to improve the safety of quad bikes.
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.
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).
A new warning has been issued on more potentially dangerous portable gas cookers in Queensland.
A brand of quad bike has been recalled all throughout Australia after fears that parts of the vehicle could contain asbestos.
The defect may result in loss of steering control if the steering shaft becomes disconnected, posing a potential accident hazard.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Alex McCulloch urged retailers to dispose these products properly.
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.
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 …
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, …