ACCC releases tool for identifying choking hazards for children
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released a free do-it-yourself ‘Choke Check’ safety tool to help parents detect choking hazards for babies and toddlers.
The ACCC is encouraging parents to print out and make the Choke Check at home to help determine which objects might pose hazards.
The completed Choke Check is cylinder-shaped and works by mimicking the size and shape of a child’s throat (up to the age of 36 months).
Consumers can get the Choke Check PDF and instructions here.