News, alerts and information from across Trading Standards six areas of responsibility.
Date published: 16 April 2019
Victoria University’s senior lecturer Jeongbin Ok from the School of Design has developed a dye which allows early detection of a child ingesting a button battery.
Date published: 12 September 2018
Have your say on reducing the impact of foam-filled furniture in domestic fires.
Date published: 3 July 2018
The Measurement Standards Laboratory (MSL) are delivering a range of specialist practical measurement and calibration workshops designed to address common lab scenarios and build attendees skills and capabilities in August / September 2018.
Date published: 20 June 2018
In our June issue we talk about our new website and our new online learning modules.
Date published: 6 June 2018
Trading Standards’ new website is now live
Date published: 4 April 2018
A compulsory recall order has been issued for Alpha Type Takata airbags under the Fair Trading Act 1986.
Date published: 16 February 2018
In February 2018, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister launched a Product Safety Policy Statement designed to get button battery manufacturers and retailers to make their products safer.
Date published: 29 January 2018
In our January issue we talk about our new and updated technical policies, health and safety, online learning modules, international metrology updates, our feature on Fair Go and much more.
Date published: 21 November 2017
Businesses involved in design, manufacture, and distribution have another product safety tool to draw on, with a new standard offered free for the first time to businesses.