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Product safety panel discussion – Part 3

National Consumer Congress 2019 held in Melbourne, 14 March 2019 This is Part 3 of the product safety panel discussion transcript from the 2019 national consumer congress. The full audio recording is available on podcast. In this Part, the panel explores how well the system is working at the moment Moderator – Delia Rickard, Deputy […]

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Product safety panel discussion – Part 4

National Consumer Congress 2019 held in Melbourne, 14 March 2019 This is Part 4 of the product safety panel discussion transcript from the 2019 national consumer congress. The full audio recording is available on podcast. In this Part, the panel discusses what improvements can be made to the current product safety system Moderator – Delia […]

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ACCC on product safety – policy and priorities

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has raised the profile of product safety over the past month. Following its work on the massive compulsory recall of Takata airbags, the ACCC has taken some key steps to promote the cause of product safety more broadly. Chairman Rod Sims calls for a general safety provision The Australian […]

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Suppliers – choose packaging with product safety in mind

We’ve all seen courier vans buzzing around our streets delivering goods that have been purchased online. Are the couriers careful with the boxes? Are the goods in sound condition when they arrive? I recently read an article in Melbourne’s The Age Thinking outside the box after courier dramas about Incy Interiors which sells children’s furniture […]

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Button battery products – new industry code

There has been a lot of publicity about the extreme dangers of button batteries where children have access and swallow them. I think button batteries are the most challenging ever product safety problem. Much work has been done to alert consumers and make loose batteries more difficult to access. But until now, there hasn’t been […]

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Product safety podcast – Button battery interview

Button battery interview Recorded in Brisbane, Queensland on 3 November 2015 following release of the Coroner’s findings on the death of Summer Steer from swallowing a button battery. I have asked ‘Are button batteries the most challenging product safety problem ever?’ This podcast explores the nature of the problem and contains advice for parents, carers and those […]

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Product safety podcasts and videos

Podcasts and videos are a great way to keep up with news and learn about product safety. Product safety podcasts In my search for great product safety resources I came across your podcast (The Maze) which I found incredibly helpful in getting me up to speed. I can attest that I have learned a lot […]

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Product safety podcast – Interview with Martin Rushton

In this product safety podcast Gail Greatorex talks with Martin Rushton, Principal Advisor for Trading Standards and Product Safety at the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Martin has an extensive history of consumer product safety in the UK and New Zealand. As a representative of the New Zealand government, Martin also participates […]

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Product safety podcast – Interview with Gene Rider

In this first podcast, Gail Greatorex of Product Safety Solutions talks to long-time product safety practitioner and champion Mr Gene Rider of Rider Technologies, USA. This is a valuable resource for anyone trying to understand how product safety works! In the interview, Gene explains what is an effective approach to product safety and how companies […]