Workplace hazards

Manual tasks and noise

Employers or self-employed people in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industry need to protect themselves and their workers from the risk of exposure to excessive noise and manual tasks. Read more about Manual tasks and noise

Pig handling

Working with pigs, lifting and other factors. Read more about Pig handling

Safe operation of fixed plant in packing sheds

Solutions provide practical information on how to solve or improve a common problem in the workplace. Read more about Safe operation of fixed plant in packing sheds

Safer field palletising on harvest aids

Solutions provide practical information on how to solve or improve a common problem in the workplace. Read more about Safer field palletising on harvest aids

Safer palletising

Solutions provide practical information on how to solve or improve a common problem in the workplace. Read more about Safer palletising

Safer sorting and grading on conveyors

Solutions provide practical information on how to solve or improve a common problem in the workplace. Read more about Safer sorting and grading on conveyors

Safer ways to work out of produce bins

Solutions provide practical information on how to solve or improve a common problem in the workplace. Read more about Safer ways to work out of produce bins

Sheep handling and shearing

General information, mulesing, jetting, dipping and drenching, mustering, lifting sheep, diseases from animals and shearing. Read more about Sheep handling and shearing

Silo safety and confined spaces

A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must manage the risks associated with confined space, such as a silo, at a workplace including confined space entry permits, signage, communication, emergency procedures and written risk assessments. Read more about Silo safety and confined spaces

Stockyard design

Many accidents occur on farms as a result of run-down and unsafe stockyards. Poorly designed stockyards result in more handling hours and increase the risk of injury to both the handler and stock. Read more about Stockyard design

Last updated
29 November 2018