Setting the standard

It would be more than fair to say mixed farmer Michael Blake is the world leader in farm safety research

Farm office

01 MAY 2008

Lifestyle and support help manage diabetes

About 750,000 Australians, or 7.4 per cent, have diabetes but only 3.7% have been diagnosed.

Farm office

01 MAR 2008

Protect yourself against zoonoses

Farmers are at risk of contracting a myriad of nasty diseases from livestock and household pets. Fortunately,

Farm office

01 FEB 2008

Training gives farmers new skills

Kondinin Group continues to take a proactive approach to helping Australian farmers manage the stresses

Farm office

01 JAN 2008

Helping hand boosts spirits

Rural people are renowned for their resilience. But as the drought lingers on, community is proving more

Farm office

01 JAN 2008

Checklist ensures safe sale of used gear

Detailed documentation is the key to lowering the liability risk when selling second-hand equipment.

Farm office

01 DEC 2006

Handy extinguishers save lives

Fire can destroy thousands of dollars of property and lead to injury or death. But having the correct

Farm office

01 AUG 2006

Employers bogged in unwieldy rules

Kondinin Group members are dissatisfied with the occupational health and safety regulatory system.

Farm office

01 JUL 2006

Safe welding prevents serious mishaps

Many people have died or been seriously injured due to welding-related injuries, with accidents occurring

Farm office

01 APR 2006

Qucik tips to prevent angle grinder injury

Angle grinders are one of the most dangerous workshop tools but injuries can be avoided by paying attention

Farm office

01 MAR 2006

Balanced diet takes care of the kitchen

Staying strong and healthy through long days of physical labour or round-the-clock schedules is as essential

Farm office

01 MAR 2006

Keep a paper trail to prove legal chemical compliance

Pesticides are not just chemicals - they are also scheduled poisons, hazardous substances and dangerous

Farm office

01 JUL 2005

Vaccinate to prevent Q-fever infection

A national Q-fever prevention programme involving vaccination and education of high-risk groups has been

Farm office

01 SEP 2003

Talk it over to beath 'the blues'

Depression affects about 20 per cent of Australians.

Farm office

01 JAN 2003

Gear up for health's sake when outdoors

Be sun smart and avoid the risk of skin cancer from sun exposure by wearing protective clothing, hats,

Farm office

01 JAN 2003

Plants help fight the cholesterol war

Naturally occurring plant sterils can help reduce blood cholesterol levels, according to recent CSIRO

Farm office

01 MAY 2000