Removing cancer's sting

The sting of a bee may soon be used to kill cancer cells.

Farm office

01 MAY 1999

Ocean sounds give climate clues

A project to detect long-term climate change is likely to start withing two years.

Farm office

01 MAY 1999

Farm safety guidelines at your fingertips

Ensuring farms are safe workplaces is as important as producing an income.

Farm office

01 MAR 1999

Washing machine turns inoculator

Neil Schirmer, Lockhart, New South Wales, has improved personal safety when inoculating grain by developing

Farm office

01 MAR 1999

Auger attachment guards against injury

Vern Dutschke of Brinkworth, South Australia, has developed a safety attachment for the inlet of augers.

Farm office

01 JAN 1999

Being prepared for snakes saves lives

Knowing how to prent and treat snake bites can mean the difference between life and death.

Farm office

01 JAN 1999

Stands improve scaribar safety

Bernard Hart, Old Junee, New South Wales, added four stands to the front and rear centre frame of his

Farm office

01 NOV 1998

Breathe easier by reducing exposure

Farmers can reduce their exposure to grain and other organic dust by fitting air-conditioned tractor

Farm office

01 OCT 1998

Minimising animal allergies and asthma

Some animals cause allergies and respiratory conditions similar to those caused by organic dust.

Farm office

01 OCT 1998

Stress blamed for a high rural suicide

About 2500 Australians die by their own hands each year giving Australia one of the highest suicide rates

Farm office

01 SEP 1998

Greater awareness the key to safer bales

A greater appreciation of the dangers posed while handling large round hay bales can help prevent major

Farm office

01 AUG 1998

Prevent on-farm hearing loss

One of the popular images of country life is peace and quiet but anyone who has used an angle grinder

Farm office

01 JUN 1998

Correct chainsaw use prevents injury

Chainsaws are among the most frequently used tools on a farm but they are also dangerous and eed to be

Farm office

01 JUN 1998

Strict monitoring ensures produce is safe

Longer, healthier lives results from eating a well-balanced diet of Australian fruit, vegetables and

Farm office

01 MAY 1998

Research to combat killer virus

CSIRO is developing new tests and a vaccine to help protect Australia from Japanese encephalitis, a foreign

Farm office

01 APR 1998

Light clothing keeps workers cool

Firefighting is hote, tiresome and sometimes dangerous work but firefighters can reduce health hazards

Farm office

01 JAN 1998