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
Striving for safer, more healthy Australian farms

Striving for safer, more healthy Australian farms

Non-intentional farm fatalities have fallen significantly in the last decade, however workplace safety

Farm office

03 JUN 2011

New research to underpin efforts to improve farming and fishing health and safety

Three new reports published by RIRDC analyse the major health and safety risks facing people in farming

Farm office

18 MAR 2011

New evidence on Quad Bikes

Quad bikes are now a leading cause of deaths on farms, second only to tractors according to the National

Farm office

09 MAR 2011

Quad bike deaths and serious injuries in 2010

This report focuses specifically on data involving quad bike related deaths and injuries(both on and

Farm office

24 FEB 2011

Rain heralds mozzie march

The recent widespread flooding and humid onditions have provided the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes

Farm office

01 FEB 2011

Keeping a lid on phosphine safety

Phosphine remains the most relied upon fumigant to control stored grain pests in Australian grain systems

Farm office

01 JAN 2011

Type 2 diabetes — are you at risk?

Diabetes is Australia's fastest growing chronic disease and the sixth leading cause of death in Australia.

Farm office

01 DEC 2010