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There is a wide variety of products around our home or workplace which can be dangerous if not installed or used properly. Each year there are a number of consumer alerts and/or product recalls including sunglasses, car ramps and jacks, hot water bottles, ethanol heaters and decorative burners, electrical cables contact lens and phone chargers.
Consumer Protection produces a range of product safety publications including a series of brochures on safety for kids in the home.
Product Safety Australia, run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), provides a great deal of information on mandatory standards, what to look for when buying products and how to make products safer in the home. They cover a broad range of topcis which include the product categories below:
A number of product safety videos have been produced by the ACCC, and are available on their ACCCProductSafety YouTube channel.
There are a number of apps that can help you stay up to date with product safety information.
The Keeping baby safe app features over 30 different infant and nursery products with information on: