August 17, 2018

Hazardous chemicals and dangerous substances

Most farmers handle, use and store hazardous chemicals for a range of activities. The effects of chronic exposure to chemicals, such as pesticides, are not always immediately obvious and sometimes do not appear for many years. …

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August 17, 2018

Livestock yards and loading areas

Livestock has the potential to cause serious injuries and even death to their handlers. Amongst other solutions, livestock handling facilities should be well designed and functional for both livestock welfare and worker safety. Use the quick …

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August 16, 2018

Beef up your security to prevent livestock theft

Operation Poach was introduced by SAPOL in July 2011 as a direct response to the increased reporting of livestock theft across the state, with the objective to significantly reduce the theft of livestock. Livestock theft causes …

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August 16, 2018

Gun laws and your responsibilities

Important Legislation Changes Saturday, 1 July 2017 marked the day that the new Firearms Act 2015 and Firearms Regulations 2017 became operative in South Australia. The new legislation imparts important obligations and responsibilities on firearm licensees. …

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August 16, 2018

Farmers playing with fire

South Australia’s farmers are “playing with fire” every time they go out to work on their properties. That warning has come from SA Power Networks following another summer of fire starts caused by farm vehicles making …

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