In response to questions from operators and industry bodies about fatigue regulations under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL), the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator has published guidelines to clarify which work done by farm workers comes under the HVNL.
Advanta Seeds workers are to benefit from a range of safety initiatives after a worker had two fingers amputated while operating a sorghum thrashing machine.
Getting rid of old drums during New Year clean-ups is a simple job with drumMuster - an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of empty chemical containers across rural Australia.
Slips and falls while getting on and off tractors and machinery are common, leading to sprains, strains and broken bones. Here are a few tips to minimise the risks.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s statewide assessment of fruit and vegetable growers has shown that although worker safety is generally treated as a priority, forklift risks are often overlooked.
Safe Work Australia has published an updated guide to assist businesses decide whether or not Workplace Health and Safety Queensland needs to be notified of a work-related injury, illness or dangerous incident.
Robotics has come to a packing shed in Tully, with a production line innovation boosting safety during packing operations.
- Last updated
- 31 October 2016
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