eSafe Rural - September 2018

eSafe Rural

In this edition: Taking a proactive approach to manage fatigue; Graziers: are you and your livestock at risk from anthrax; Updated guide to classifying hazardous chemicals; $50,000 fine for lychee farm after picker falls from modified EWP; Engaging employees to actively manage workplace hazards; Now is the time to finalise your Safe Work Month activities; and much more. read more... about eSafe Rural - September 2018

Ride ready - quad bike safety campaign

Ride ready thumb

More than 70 Queenslanders have been killed using quad bikes since 2001. The Ride ready campaign aims to reduce deaths and injuries.

The Ride ready campaign includes advertising, quad bike safety films, resources and a rider challenge. read more... about Ride ready - quad bike safety campaign

Agriculture safety campaign

Agriculture campaign site

Did you know that only 3% of Queenslanders work on farms, but more than 30% of workplace deaths happen on them? Around 13 Queensland agriculture workers die each year as a result of a workplace incident and 1700 are injured – affecting one in every 25 agriculture workers. read more... about Agriculture safety campaign

About Agriculture, forestry and fishing

Agriculture, forestry and fishing industry incorporates:

  • agriculture, such as nursery and floriculture production, mushroom and vegetable growing, fruit and tree nut growing and other crop growing
  • sheep, beef cattle and grain farming, dairy cattle, poultry, deer and other livestock farming
  • aquaculture, both on and offshore
  • forestry and logging
  • fishing, hunting and trapping
  • agriculture, forestry and fishing support services.

Chemicals of security concern

Common hazards

Laws and compliance

Code of practice

Visit the laws and compliance section to view all codes of practice.

Last updated
03 December 2018