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

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

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

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

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

Talk it over to beath 'the blues'

Depression affects about 20 per cent of Australians.

Farm office

01 JAN 2003

Whole-grain diet essential for healthy body

A diet rich in whole grains can significantly reduce the risk of contracting heart disease, bowel and

Farm office

01 MAY 2000

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

Prevent injuries with wide fence rung

Neil Schirmer, Lockhard, New South Wales, has removed a part of the top section of fences on his property

Farm office

01 MAR 2000

Firefighters kept safe with better understanding

Firefighters are risking their lives when working near bushfire that is spreading at a rate below its

Farm office

01 MAR 2000

Model provides seasonal fire indication

Computer models are being trialled to gauge the potential season fire danger in different pasture types.

Farm office

01 JAN 2000

Spotting causes a fire hazard

A recent study by CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products will help predict the distance ahead of bushfires

Farm office

01 JAN 2000