Safety targeted on Victorian farms

Safety targeted on Victorian farms

A high death toll on Victorian farms has prompted a year-long crackdown and education campaign to improve

Farm office

16 OCT 2012
Victorian farms under the gun for safety

Victorian farms under the gun for safety

One third of Victorian work-related fatalities last year were on farms, a figure way out of proportion

Farm office

29 AUG 2012
Farming — dangerous or deadly? Research will tell

Farming — dangerous or deadly? Research will tell

Everyone knows someone, or of someone, who has been badly hurt working on a farm and too many people

Farm office

01 AUG 2012
Rural areas still Australia's worst for alcohol abuse

Rural areas still Australia's worst for alcohol abuse

For too many people isolated in rural and agricultural areas, social interaction is so important it is

Farm office

28 JUN 2012
Take stock about health hazards

Take stock about health hazards

The Rural Health Education Foundation has brought together some of the nation's leading authorities on

Farm office

24 MAY 2012

Guarding against wool press injuries

The sheep industry is being proactive and helping lift the standards of industry health and safety, with

Farm office

12 APR 2012
Fixing those flooded fences

Fixing those flooded fences

Fencing is one of the more demanding jobs on any farm, but for too many property owners in the eastern

Farm office

06 MAR 2012

Cotton on to harvest safety

The cotton pickers are ready to roll and like every other harvest safety come first. An induction program

Farm office

17 FEB 2012

Livestock farming put under the safety lens

With livestock numbers once again on the rise, the risk factor for farmers and farm workers is also rising.

Farm office

21 JAN 2012

NCFH takes farmer health message global

Farmer health has gone from the backburner, where it has languished for too many years, to becoming a

Farm office

15 DEC 2011

Harvest — it's health or bust

It's no good finetuning the harvester if the person behind the wheel is not really ready to go. And that

Farm office

27 OCT 2011
Formula for chemical success

Formula for chemical success

Agricultural chemical safety is set for a major overhaul, with the Environmental Protection Authority

Farm office

13 SEP 2011
Doctors get urgent call from the bush

Doctors get urgent call from the bush

Getting the farm health message to the metropolitan medical community has been an uphill battle, but

Farm office

13 SEP 2011
Milking the benefits of good health

Milking the benefits of good health

Victoria's dairy industry has set a staggering benchmark in on-farm health and wellbeing.

Farm office

12 AUG 2011
Look on the bright side

Look on the bright side

WA's bulk grain handler, Co-operative Bulk Handling (CBH) and local farm safety organisations have handed

Farm office

14 JUL 2011

Farm deaths on the decline

A new report reveals improvements to on-farm health and safety has led to a significant reduction in

Farm office

15 JUN 2011