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Australian researchers develop game to improve child farm safety

AUSTRALIAN injury prevention researchers have developed an interactive game which aims to reduce the number of farm-related injuries in teenagers by educating them about farm safety.

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 Researchers have developed a game to teach teenagers about farm safety. Photo: Jenna Santos

Researchers have developed a game to teach teenagers about farm safety. Photo: Jenna Santos

Calm Your Farm was developed by a multi-disciplinary group from the University of New South Wales, James Cook University, the University of Sydney Rural Medical School and the University of Technology,...

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