Protect the people behind the power

In this second article on harvest safety, farm safety expert Sheryl Martin, looks at keeping the people

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01 NOV 2009

Harvest safety in the bag

Some of the most serious farm accidents involve a combination of machinery, fatigue and untrained workers

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01 OCT 2009

Blue ribbon safety

One Western australian grain grower has incorporated farm safety into his overall operating strategy

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01 AUG 2009

Medical advice online

With regional health services often pushed to the limit and the demands of farm life making it difficult

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01 JUL 2009

Are poisonous plants lurking in your backyard?

Your garden is a safe haven for you and your family, but as Pamela Lawson found out, some common garden

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01 JUN 2009

Stay down to fill up safely

As occupational health and safety continues to gain recognition and respect within the farming sector,

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01 MAY 2009

Motorcycle safety — maintenance and set-up

Two- and four-wheel motorbikes are extremely important farm vehicles.

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01 FEB 2009

Be vigilant with motorbike safety

Two- and four-wheel motorbikes are one of the main causes of injury and death on Australian farms.

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01 JAN 2009

A dose of advice when handling phostoxin

Safety is one of the most critical aspects of farm management. Farming Ahead has had reports of increasingly

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01 DEC 2008

Phostoxin causes major headaches

A lucky escape for one New South Wales farmer during the 2002 harvest has reinforced the need to take

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01 DEC 2008

Tragedy breeds farm safety action

Physiotherapist, farmer's wife and mother, Anne Taylor is passionately proactive about farm safety. And

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01 DEC 2008

Windmill safety: not a breeze

Windmill maintenance has always been dangerous. With occupational health and safety regulations tightening,

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01 OCT 2008

Raise the barricades to deter disease

Primary producers need to take farm biosecurity more seriously with new Animal Health Australia research

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01 SEP 2008

Stop dangerous climbs: open lids from ground

Opening and closing silo lids need no longer entail a dangerous climb with the advent of ground-operated

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01 SEP 2008