The fact sheets cover key points and other useful information relating to the particular topic. They identify common risks and suggest appropriate controls.
WorkSafe New Zealand is committed to helping reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities resulting from quad bike hazards.
Farms are environments where families work, live and play.
The most common result of manual handling incidents is injuries and pain in the lower back.
On average, five people are killed on New Zealand farms each year in work- related quad bike incidents.
Back injuries, sprains, strains and hand wounds are the leading injuries associated with shearing sheep1.
Businesses should have planned, well known ways to engage with workers and support their participation in health and safety.
This fact sheet provides information about the risk and complex nature of leptospirosis infection in farm dogs.
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