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January 2016

Farm worker fatigue management

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 takes safety action after Toowoomba incident

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.

Muster your drums this New Year

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.

Avoid slips and falls getting on and off tractors and machinery

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.

Forklift safety overlooked on rural properties

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.

Incident notification fact sheet

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.

Safety innovation case study: MacKay’s Bananas in Tully

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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There's nothing like getting back for getting better

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