Tag: falls

Falls prevention on farms

Falls are one of the most common causes of death and injury on farms, especially among older farmers. Falls are common from horses, motorbikes, farm machinery, steps, haystacks, trucks, ladders,…
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Machinery

Farm machinery is associated with approximately 11% of traumatic deaths on farms in Australia. There are also a number of hospitalisations every year and many injuries that are not reported.…
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Animal handling

Handling animals like cattle, sheep, poultry, dogs and horses is a way of life on many farms. All animals behave differently and some animals are for production or as working…