RECALL: Popular life jacket a 'drowning hazard'

A LIFEJACKET has been recalled by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after it was found it could be a drowning hazard.

The Jarvis Walker Adult Personal Flotation Device Type 1 was found to have a waist strap attached only to its left hand side.

 

The Jarvis Walker Adult Personal Flotation Device Type 1 has been recalled.
The Jarvis Walker Adult Personal Flotation Device Type 1 has been recalled. ACCC

According to the ACCC, if the PFD was not secured correctly the strap could slip and may not keep the wearer in a safe floating position.

The devices were sold from January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2015; August 1, 2014 - October 6, 2017; July 1, 2011 - December 31, 2015.

If you own one of these PFDs, stop using it immediately and phone Jarvis Walker on (03) 8787 6900 or email recalls@jarviswalker.com.au.
 



GALLERY: 328 champions snapped at junior league awards

premium_icon GALLERY: 328 champions snapped at junior league awards

Check out all the talented players from the Gympie region.

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Wind warnings trigger large-scale fire ban

Fire permits from Bundaberg to the Sunshine Coast are suspended

Road closures for marathon and running festival

Road closures for marathon and running festival

There will be impacts around central Sunshine Coast.

Local Partners