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Ride ready - quad bike safety campaign

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

Quad bike safety consultation now open

Quad bike safety consultation now open

The ACCC is investigating quad bike safety, with a consultation open until 5pm on Friday, 15 December 2017. Visit the ACCC website to have your say. Read more about Quad bike safety consultation now open

eSafe Rural

eSafe Rural - September 2017

In this edition: Rural workplaces up for accolades in Safe Work and Return to Work Award; Transporting and working with cattle safely: transporters, manufacturers and graziers working together; Rural producers benefit from drone technology; Fines for no seatbelts in tractor rollover; Submersible water pump safety warning; and much more. Read more about eSafe Rural - September 2017

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Agriculture safety campaign

Did you know that only 3% of Queenslanders work on farms, but almost 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

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Farm safety calendar competition

Primary school children are encouraged to draw and colour a picture to illustrate one of four farm safety topics as part of the school farm safety calendar competition. Winning entries receive a $250 voucher and $500 for their school. Read more about Farm safety calendar competition

Look Up and Live

Look Up and Live

Supervisors and workers should assess the risks of working near overhead powerlines or underground electric lines before work commences. Read more about Look Up and Live

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Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

Workplaces in the construction, manufacturing, transport and agriculture industries will be the focus of a year-long statewide audit campaign starting in July 2016 targeting traffic management. Read more about Onsite traffic management and pedestrian safety

eSafe Rural

eSafe Rural - May 2016

Articles from the eSafe Rural May 2016 edition, including: Backpacker working conditions, Working with hydraulics, Painting power poles to improve visibility and avoid vehicle collisions, new guidelines for managing machinery risks, and more. Read more about eSafe Rural - May 2016

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Statewide Plan for Improving Quad bike Safety in Queensland 2016 – 2019.

Queensland has the highest rate of quad bike deaths and hospital admissions in Australia, with 69 deaths in the past 15 years. The Statewide Plan for Improving Quad Bike Safety in Queensland 2016 – 2019 will reduce deaths and injuries. Read more about Statewide Plan for Improving Quad bike Safety in Queensland 2016 – 2019.

eSafe Rural

eSafe Rural - January 2016

Articles from the eSafe Rural January 2016 edition, including: Farm worker fatigue management, Advanta Seeds takes safety action after Toowoomba incident, Muster your drums this New Year, and more. Read more about eSafe Rural - January 2016

Last updated
15 September 2015