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Read the January 2024 edition of eSAFE Rural newsletter.
With many parts of the state experiencing extreme temperatures, employers are reminded they must have plans in place to help keep workers safe from heat related illness.
Approaching a record harvest for Queensland cotton growers led to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) inspectors undertaking compliance audits with the industry’s cotton gins.
Habitat loss is a reality for many species of bats and flying foxes, leading to colonies moving in search of nectar and fruit. While this extended pattern of migration is essential for pollination and distribution of our native plants, it increases the risk of Hendra virus exposure in rural areas. Hendra virus is a rare disease that can cause very serious illness in horses and humans - and flying foxes are the natural host.
The 2024 Farm safety calendar is flying off the shelves with more than 28,000 copies already distributed. If you’d like to grab one of the last few copies available, you’ll need to be quick.
A pastoral company which operates a grain and oilseed business pleaded guilty to breaches of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 after a worker was exposed to high concentrations of phosphine gas.
Agriculture business must ensure all workers are aware of how to operate a tractor safely, particularly following a very wet start to 2024.