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

Milk vat and pipe cleansers present toxic risk

Dairy farmers can reduce injury risks when handling chemicals and detergents by taking adequate care

Farm office

01 OCT 1999

Tips for safe use of dairy chemicals

Store acids and alkalis in a locked chemical store or in a segregated and secure area within the dairy.

Farm office

01 OCT 1999

Ultrafine skin protection

Half the noses in Australia will be wearing a more protective shield against the sun's deadly untraviolet

Farm office

01 AUG 1999

Modified food set to expand

Consumers are willing to try gene modified foods provided they can see some clear benefits according

Farm office

01 AUG 1999

Safety tips for around the farm

July 19-25 is Farm Safety Week and farmers are encouraged to take adequate safety precautions to ensure

Farm office

01 JUL 1999

Skin cancer takes a tea break

Slip, slop, slap and slurp could well become the new campaign to lower the risk of developing skin cancer.

Farm office

01 JUN 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

Removing cancer's sting

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

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

Minimising animal allergies and asthma

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

Farm office

01 OCT 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