Category: Farm Safety

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Safety in the agricultural industry

Keep your workers safe from Q fever Contracting Q fever is a high-risk hazard for agricultural workers working in livestock production and dairying. Q fever is an infectious disease that is spread from animals to people …

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Electrical safety on the farm

The most common electrical safety risks on Queensland farms are making contact with overhead powerlines, unsafe electrical equipment and not having safety switches installed. Overhead powerlines Working near powerlines can be fatal—touching them or straying into the …

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No two quad bike rides are the same

David Elder is like any other experienced farmer; hard working, resilient, sincere and had a bulletproof mentality. After growing up on a farm in Benalla, working as a jackaroo in Western Australia and establishing a steel …

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Engineered Hydraulic Hose Assemblies

Gates engineered hydraulic hose assemblies provide superior performance to the farming industry. Farming requires high-powered, high-pressure hydraulics with a line of engineered and matched hydraulic hose and couplings. As part of an integrated solution, there are …

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Flying Doctor issues new snakebite advice

The Royal Flying Doctor Service has issued updated advice and procedures following the publication of a new snakebite study. The Australian Snakebite Project is the most comprehensive ever carried out, involved over 1500 patients and collated …

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