Cover up to protect against skin cancer

Sun exposure is onw recognised as a major hazard for outdoor workers.

Farm office

01 OCT 1997

Understand fire's nature to control spread

Understanding the nature of a fire and the factors influencing its rate of spread can help farmers maintain

Farm office

01 OCT 1997

Vital information for safe and effective chemical use

The most important information about a chemical is contained on the label.

Farm office

01 JUN 1997

Policy changes spur tighter pesticide control

Changes to pesticide policies in Europe and the United States will have a major impact on how chemicals

Farm office

01 JUN 1997

Naitonal standard falls on deaf ears

Legal complications can be avoided in the event of a tractor roll over by taking time to undertand the

Farm office

01 MAR 1997

Back care prevents costly accidents

In New South Wales alone, workers' compensation statistics for 1994-95 indicate a quarter (453) of all

Farm office

01 FEB 1997

Basic safety can reduce chemical tragedies

Recent reports of people committing suicide on farms by ingesting pesticides have raised a number of

Farm office

01 JAN 1997

Prepare to beat summer fires now.

With another long, hot summer almost upon unss, attention is turning to this year's harvest and the risks

Farm office

01 OCT 1996

New rules call for regular health checks

New legislation that will affect how farmers manage pesticide use is being introduced nationally.

Farm office

01 AUG 1996

Identify poor health habits

Many people who suffer chronic fatigue have developed poor health habits.

Farm office

01 MAY 1996

Tiredness signals the need to take a break

FArmers who look after themselves by eating and sleeping well are more likely to remain healthy and productive

Farm office

01 MAY 1996