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Tag: Safety

Product recall: Big Love Co — Dummy Chain

The ACCC has issued an urgent recall on a popular baby product after tests revealed it does not comply with national safety standards.

Avoid a lemon: 2021 Used Car Safety Ratings released

The NRMA has released the 2021 Used Car Safety Ratings, uncovering the top 54 models providing maximum safety for Australian drivers.

CWA concerned about level crossing fatalities

A fatal accident at a railway level crossing in regional NSW, earlier this year, has prompted a call from the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW for urgent action on safety across...

Lack of CCTV a safety issue for health workers, says Hornery

Wallsend state MP Sonia Hornery is calling for the immediate installation of CCTV and security patrols around the John Hunter Hospital staff car parks. The plea comes after another incident last week, which...

Strong push for 30km/h speed limits in Newcastle CBD

A push to introduce 30km/h speed limits in Newcastle is back on the agenda to coincide with this month’s United Nations Global Road Safety Week. With the backing of the Newcastle Cycleways Movement...

ACCC warns some caravan and RV water heaters could be deadly

Holiday-makers are being urged to check their caravans and recreational vehicles for dangerous water heaters before heading off this summer. The ACCC has warned the Suburban Recreational Vehicle water heaters may emit unsafe...

New path on track to keep pedestrians safe

A new 400-metre footpath is set to provide pedestrians in Jesmond a safer stroll in Janet Street. The updated path in front of the Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus is part of...

Tips to staying safe and warm this winter

Being winter ready is not just about donning extra layers. According to the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC), winter is also the time to check your homes' heating accessories are in order too. The...
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