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Read the September 2022 edition of eSAFE Rural newsletter.
The agriculture industry features prominently in this year’s Safe Work and Return to Work Awards, with the winners to be honoured at a gala event in Brisbane in a few weeks.
With bananas, sugar cane and other spring and summer harvests underway or set to start in coming months, producers have been reminded to play it safe with overhead powerlines, whatever the task at hand.
A recent confirmed case of Hendra virus in Central Queensland is a timely reminder of the importance of protecting your horses against this serious disease.
Everyone in the workplace has work health and safety duties. Safe Work Australia has published a tool to find out how to meet these duties as a PCBU or worker, as well as managing risks from hazards you may face working in the agriculture industry.
As Queensland farms start to take on seasonal workers for planting, harvesting and other tasks, employers have been warned not to take shortcuts when it comes to sourcing labour.
With Queensland Mental Health Week approaching, agriculture workers and employers have been urged to check in with their mates and look out for some of the signs they might be struggling.
Tickets are still available for the Mackay Work Well Breakfast Forum on 2 November, where a keynote presentation about safety on remote properties could make your business better prepared for a serious injury – and help save a life.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating several recent rural vehicle incidents, the two most recent of which were fatal and involved tractors at Willow Vale and an Alligator Creek property.
With higher than average rainfall so far this year and another La Nina summer on the way, it is no surprise there’s also been higher than average infection rates for wet-loving germs.