21 Jul URGENT: Attention Bushtracker owners with Swift 500 series stove
Urgent Swift Cooker Update
To our valued customers,
There has been an incident involving a Swift 500 series cooker in a caravan: Link to the Petroleum & Gas Inspectorate Safety Alert
Please note that this only concerns you if you have the Swift 500 series cooker in your van. Those with the Thetford branded cooktops are not affected.
Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ) have provided an update as of 21 July 2022….refer below and CLICK HERE to link to the update on the RSHQ website.
Owners of caravans and recreational vehicles should check the date of manufacture of their Swift 500 series cooking appliance.
Date of manufacture
|On or after 1 June 2020||
|Between 1 January 2019 and 31 May 2020 (inclusive)||
|Before 31 December 2019 (inclusive)||
If you smell gas, turn off the gas immediately at the cylinders and contact a gas work licence holder to check the gas system and all gas appliances for safe and correct operation.
Investigations are ongoing and further information may be published as it becomes available. The information in this publication is what is known at the time of writing.
RSHQ issue Safety Notices to draw attention to the occurrence of a serious incident, raise awareness of risks, and prompt assessment of your existing controls.
References and further information
- Further information is available on the Swift Appliance Group website.
- Information on the recall is available at Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (accc.gov.au).
- Other gas safety and health information is available on the Petroleum Gas Inspectorate website.
- This safety alert will be updated when more information is available.
Please note that Bushtracker does not have any further information other than what is stated above and on the Swift Appliance group website: https://www.swiftappliancegroup.com.au/notices and in the Link to the Petroleum & Gas Inspectorate Safety Alert. Should you have any concerns or question please feel free to contact Swift direct on (03) 9359 5394.
As soon as any more information comes available we will update this posting.