Keeping safe at home
Our offices will close from Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent assistance during that period you can contact us.
Whether you rent or own your home, you can keep you and your family safe by reducing any risks you notice around the house. The following pages will provide you with tips on what to look for and how to fix any issues:
- Portable swimming pool safety
- Rules for pools and spas (Building Commission)
- Blind and curtain cord safety
- Avoid injuries with DIY work
- Infinity electrical cable recall consumer information
- Balconies and decks
- Ladder safety matters
The product safety for consumers pages has further information about product safety recalls, how to report a product and specific product campaigns such as baby slings, sunglasses and wash before you use campaign.
Consumer Protection works closely with Product Safety Australia to ensure consumers are educated about potential risks and unsafe products.
If you were looking for information about locks and security doors, you may be interested in rental property security standards.
Shows examples of suitable pool barriers and gives answers to frequently asked questions.
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