With more growers now managing their own on-farm storage, farm safety experts are reminding everyone of the need for care when operating grain-handling equipment
Tractor design improvements have contributed to a 60 per cent drop in on-farm-injury deaths over the past 20 years, but there is still one glaring exception, say safety experts
With in-crop pesticide spraying underway in grainbelts throughout Australia, the nation’s peak agricultural health and safety body is reminding growers to be aware of potential dangers surrounding chemical use.
A research paper released by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety is urging farmers to install rollover protection on quad bikes
Investment in farm safety programs in Australia has resulted in mortality rates halving over the past 20 years, but a new GRDC-backed study has identified ways to reduce the toll further
Continuing Ground Cover’s look at farm health and safety issues, we report on the risks for children, such as high dam levels, which may be an entirely new experience this summer for many young children
As harvest marks the onset of the grains industry’s most dangerous period, growers are urged to heed the warnings and work safely
Dr Ray Hare, the man credited with breeding many of Australia’s current durum wheat varieties, understands all too well the pressure that growers face at harvest time to get the crop off. He also understands what a dangerous time of year harvest is, after losing part of his right arm...