NSW raises the bar on farm safety

NSW raises the bar on farm safety

THE announcement by SafeWork NSW that rebates will soon be available to improve quad safety is a welcome...

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13 JUNE 2016
Mining's safety lessons for ag

Mining's safety lessons for ag

WHEN asked if mining or agriculture is more dangerous, ex-coal miner and now cattle producer Matt Bennetto's...

Archive

18 MAY 2016
Steering clear of diseases contracted from animals

Steering clear of diseases contracted from animals

WORKING on a farm in Australia often means coming in to contact with animals, whether they be sheep,...

Livestock General

18 APRIL 2016

TECHNOLOGY has done away with much of the hard physical labour traditionally associated with farming,...

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15 APRIL 2016
Bridging the trucking divide

Bridging the trucking divide

FAMILY farming operations using local owner-driver trucking contractors to deliver grain or livestock...

On-farm

17 MARCH 2016
Supply chain to fight road safety remuneration order

Supply chain to fight road safety remuneration order

THE National Farmers Federation has linked up with other key member of the supply chain to support formal...

Archive

11 MARCH 2016
Keeping hydrated is essential to prevent heat-related illness

Keeping hydrated is essential to prevent heat-related illness

With hot temperatures still prevalent across the country, it is important to stay hydrated when working...

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07 MARCH 2016
Quad bike safety plan welcomed by Queensland agriculture industry

Quad bike safety plan welcomed by Queensland agriculture industry

THE Queensland government this week launched its 'State-wide Plan for Improving Quad Bike Safety in Queensland'...

Machinery General

04 MARCH 2016
Mixed reaction to mandatory rollover protection for ATVs

Mixed reaction to mandatory rollover protection for ATVs

WORKSAFE Victoria's push to have crush protection devices fitted to all farm quad bikes has prompted...

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26 FEBRUARY 2016
Looking back with custom cameras

Looking back with custom cameras

It is pretty hard to put a price on safety, but most of us wouldn't begrudge a few hundred dollars and...

Archive

19 FEBRUARY 2016
Christmas warning for farm visitors

Christmas warning for farm visitors

RACING around on motorbikes, riding horses, swimming in dams and generally getting dirty is what many...

Archive

18 DECEMBER 2015
UV water disinfection key to preventing deadly amoeba

UV water disinfection key to preventing deadly amoeba

RURAL communities are being warned of the dangerous water borne brain eating amoeba Naegleria Fowleri,...

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18 DECEMBER 2015