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Read the May 2022 edition of eSAFE Rural newsletter.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating proposed new regulations to improve the safety of people operating quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles (SSVs) in a workplace.
Queensland’s Australian-first labour hire licensing scheme has just notched its fourth year of operation, having licensed more than 3,600 labour hire providers.
While it’s not an issue for much of Queensland, many parts of the southwest drop below freezing in winter. This means, just the same as when the state gets hot, environmental conditions and the health and safety of workers must be monitored if they are exposed to the cold for prolonged or repeated periods.
Workplaces and communities inland of the Great Dividing Range are encouraged to be on the alert for the mosquito borne Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV). Mosquitos infected with JEV can transmit it to humans and animals, including horses, pigs and water birds.
A Sunshine Coast strawberry farm and its director have been fined a combined $45,000 over a workplace incident involving a chainsaw, in which a worker had both legs fractured by a falling tree branch.
Get in quick! Entries for the Farm Safety Calendar Competition close next month, with gift vouchers on offer for the best submissions in 2022.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has again partnered with Ergon Energy and Energex to offer farmers belonging to any of QFF’s industry groups a 50 per cent co-contribution to install up to 10 rotamarkers at a cost of $100 each on their properties.
Nominations for this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards close in a few weeks but there is still time to get your entries in and recognise the work of those helping to make agriculture safer and smarter.