Farm safety

National Farm Safety Week highlights alarming rise in deaths

FARMSAFE Australia is encouraging farm businesses to embrace safety as a personal responsibility as part of the annual National Farm Safety Week running from July 14-20…Read More

Sheep Central, July 15, 2024

AirAgri ups farmers’ chances of coming home safely every day

ONE SAD fact unites all of us who work in and around agriculture; we have been rocked by the news of someone who has died alone while out on the farm…Read More

Liz Wells, June 24, 2024

Making Our Farms Safer project funding boost

A $600,000 grant has ensured the Victorian Farmers Federation’s Making our Farms Safer project will continue to run until 2025…Read More

Sheep Central, June 5, 2024

Farm safety warning after deaths and injuries in NSW

SAFETY authorities have issued a warning after a recent spate of farm vehicle related deaths and injuries in New South Wales..Read More

Sheep Central, March 15, 2024

Partnership delivers more than 1000 farm safety packs

MORE than 1000 farm safety packs for children were delivered last year through a partnership of chemical company BASF Australia and the ag product and service network group AgLink Australia…Read More

Sheep Central, January 17, 2024

Second-hand quad bike safety boosted by new standard

THE safety of most new or imported second-hand quad bikes sold in Australia will be supported by a new standard from next week, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…Read More

Sheep Central, October 6, 2021

National safety week aims to make farms safe for all ages

THE National Farmers’ Federation is urging farmers to take stock of what safety means to all farm participants whatever their age during National Farm Safety Week…Read More

Sheep Central, July 19, 2021

Farmsafe Australia releases national education fund strategy

FARMSAFE Australia has released its National Farm Safety Education Fund Strategy, aimed at significantly reducing injuries and fatalities in agriculture by 2030…Read More

Sheep Central, March 17, 2021

Victorian scheme offers $5000 farm safety equipment rebates

REBATES of up to $5000 for infrastructure and equipment addressing health and safety risks will be available from the Victorian Government until 31 December this year…Read More

Sheep Central, February 25, 2021

Victorian primary students lauded for farm safety tips

VICTORIAN primary school students have been recognised for their contributions to a new farm safety campaign set to be rolled out across the state…Read More

Terry Sim, December 14, 2020

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