Use the resources below to help you with managing your farm’s health and safety.
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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries from manual handling on farms by providing practical guidance on how to manage hazards.
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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries by providing guidance on how to prevent slips, trips and falls on farms.
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Farms are workplaces. Like all other workplaces, workplace health and safety laws apply and you need to have a health and safety management system in place.
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This good practice guide provides practical suggestions for managing and preventing leptospirosis, an infectious occupational zoonotic disease.
It is aimed at people working in close contact with animals, anyone visiting rural/farming areas, and health professionals.
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This guide provides you with the information and tools you need to build a healthy and safe place to live and work.
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A fifth-generation dairy farmer, Taylor grew up around farmers taking risks and when he graduated from university and began farming, he took risks himself.
"When I was growing up, the onus for health and safety was 100 per cent on workers to keep themselves safe," he says.
Today, the farm has robust health and safety practices with the overarching focus being on engaging and communicating with workers around health and safety.
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