eSafe Rural - September 2019

eSafe Rural

In this edition: Young Queenslanders highlight farm safety messages, Labour hire laws go from strength to strength, Q fever risk increases as drought continues, National survey finds Queensland has highest on-farm deaths and injuries, Serious injuries from sugarcane fire lead to $35,000 fine, Focus on worker mental health and much more. read more... about eSafe Rural - September 2019

Animal carcass disposal after floods


Floods can cause large numbers of livestock deaths. Handling and disposing of animal carcasses can expose workers to the risk of infection. Safe work practices including hygiene and personal protective equipment (PPE) can help protect workers and others from infection when disposing of animal carcasses. read more... about Animal carcass disposal after floods

Ride ready - quad bike safety campaign

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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

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
26 July 2019