MACHINERY GENERAL

Watch your back when handling and lifting

<p>Working on farm inevitably will lead to lifting, manual handling and generally a lot of physical labour at times. Keeping your back and joints safe while completing these tasks will help you avoid injury and potentially extend your working years. <strong>Jessica Strauss </strong>investigates.</p>

Jessica Strauss
Watch your back when handling and lifting

  Farm workers can injure themselves by lifting heavy loads such as chemicals, fertiliser, hay bales, buckets, equipment and also while handling animals. Most agricultural manual handling injuries involve...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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