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tractor safety

Tractor safety

Tractors are generally quite safe to use if operated correctly and fitted with roll over protection structures (ROPS). However tractors remain the most common cause of death and serious injury…
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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.…


There are many causes of burns on farms. These include burns from friction, heat, sun, chemicals, equipment and fuels. Some causes of burns include UV radiation (sunburn), flame, radiant heat,…