Tag Archives: @farmsafety

Safeguarding Australia’s Horticultural Farms: Mitigating Biosecurity Risks

With Working Holiday Maker numbers back to pre-COVID levels, farmers have been left a little spoilt for choice when it comes to recruiting labour for their peak harvests. As a result of high competition for picking and packing jobs, many backpackers are heading to regional areas and cold-calling, that is, knocking on doors and entering […]

Quad Bikes are Risky

Quad bikes are a major cause of death and serious injury on farms each year in Australia. Most quad bike related incidents are associated with rollovers. The risk of a rollover is increased if the quad bike is crossing a slope, towing an attachment, travelling over rocky or uneven ground, or carrying a heavy or […]