DRSABCD Action Plan

© St John Ambulance Australia – St John first aid protocols are for the Australian market only. All care has been taken in preparing the information but St John takes no responsibility for its use by other parties or individuals. St John encourages first aid training as this information is not a substitute for first

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WorkSafe identifies most common areas of concern in agriculture

WorkSafe undertakes extensive education and enforcement activity in the agriculture industry, and has identified the five most common areas of concern in agricultural workplaces. The five hazards most common in agricultural properties visited by WorkSafe inspectors are: Unguarded machinery; Lack of residual current devices (RCDs); Insufficient information available for workplace chemicals; Insufficient training and induction

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Be aware and prepare – Dangerous goods safety on farms

Having sound knowledge of how to look after and handle dangerous goods on your farm will help prevent, or minimise the risk, of an incident happening. Dangerous goods safety can be broken into two key areas – storage and handling, and transportation. Storage and handling Farms are required to meet the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage

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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 snakebite data from the past 10 years (2005-15). “The publication of this study is very timely as the warm,

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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 Gates hydraulic hose and coupling products that offer peak performance and flexibility with enhanced durability. Gates Spiral-wire hoses are

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Dial Before You Dig

Dial Before You Dig is the national referral service for information on underground infrastructure. It puts those who intend to excavate in touch with underground asset owners who are Members of the Dial Before You Dig service. Frequently Asked Questions 1. How does the service work? Free Dial Before You Dig enquiries can be lodged

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What is LPG?

LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas – describes flammable hydrocarbon gases including propane, butane and mixtures of these gases. LPG, liquefied through pressurisation, comes from natural gas processing and oil refining. LPG is used as heating, cooking and auto fuel. In different countries, what is supplied can be propane, butane or propane-butane blends. In 7 LPG

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Safety First when digging – Dial Before You Dig

Dial Before You Dig is a free service that puts farmers planning to dig in contact with owners of underground pipes and cables that may run through and around rural properties. It is essential to lodge an enquiry with Dial Before You Dig before any excavation work as the presence or location of underground assets

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