Stop dangerous climbs: open lids from ground

Opening and closing silo lids need no longer entail a dangerous climb with the advent of ground-operated

Farm office

01 SEP 2008

Raise the barricades to deter disease

Primary producers need to take farm biosecurity more seriously with new Animal Health Australia research

Farm office

01 SEP 2008

Prevent falls to stay put

Farmers over 55 years of age are among those most at risk of falls that result in severe injury or even

Farm office

01 AUG 2008

Simple steps save lives

Tractors are among a farm's most essential machinery but they are also one of the most dangerous. To

Farm office

01 AUG 2008

It's time to get serious about wearing helmets

Bike riders need to the 'hardheaded' about safety and wear helmets otherwise they face the risk of head

Farm office

01 JUL 2008

Sun sense saves lives

Farmers spend much of their work day outdoors, so to protect themselves against developing skin cancer

Farm office

01 JUN 2008

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

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

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

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