Toppling Furniture and Televisions - Overview of Voluntary Standard Requirements (Australia and New Zealand)

  • Author: Watchdog Compliance
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Study time: 20 minutes
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Children can suffer serious injuries if unsecured furniture or televisions tips over or falls on them.

This Guide sets out the steps you need to take to verify the products that you want to sell meet the requirements of the Voluntary Standard.  

It includes:
  • detail on what products must comply;
  • product safety requirements; & 
  • warning label requirements.

It also includes a downloadable Supplier Verification Checklist.

Important note:  The information contained in this guide is of a general and simplified nature and is intended only to provide compliance support for individuals and businesses to assist them to understand their Mandatory Standard related compliance obligations in Australia and New Zealand.  The information in this guide (and the attached supplier verification checklist) is not intended as legal advice, and businesses and individuals should also seek their own information and advice (in addition to this guide) as is appropriate to their unique circumstances.