Farm Safety Conference 2014


Farmsafe Australia aims to hold a biennial conference.  The most recent was hosted by Proactive Agricultural Safety & Suppport Inc. (PASS) Tasmania held in Launceston in October 2014.
The Farmsafe Conference aims to bring together the Australian network of people working to reduce farm injury to exchange information and share research and farm safety innovation.
The links below provide access to presentations and papers that have been approved for release from the 2014 Conference.
Farm Safety Conferences:
1995 - 1st Farm Health and Safety - Wagga Wagga, NSW
1997 - 2nd Farm Health and Safety Conference - Whyalla, SA
1999 - 3rd Farm Safety Conference - Cairns, QLD
2001 - 4th Farm Injury Prevention Conference - Warnambool, VIC
2004 - 5th Farm Health and safety Conference Farm Safety in Action - Bondi, NSW
2007 - 6th Farm Safety Conference Leading Change - Adelaide, SA
2009 - 7th Farm Health and Safety Conference Time for Change - Perth, WA
2012 - 8th Farm Health and Safety Conference - Mt Isa, QLD
2014 - Farm Safety Conference Safe Farms - Healthy Farmers -Launceston, TAS

Health Farmers & Education 
1. Mills - Building safety strategies for future farmers
2. Dunn - Engaging rural youth in life long safety
3. Smith - Educating adults in WHS through the VET sector
4. Livingstone - FarmLink SCARF
5. Smitran - Live well farm well
6. Deczynski - Cancer in NSW farmers
Work Safety
1. Kode - Accidental injection with veterinary products
2. Gaffney - Animal impacts and farm gates
3. Monaghan - Sustaining Australia’s older farmers
4. Williams - Farmers work day noise exposure
5. Taylor - Codes of Practice applicable to agriculture
6. Lower - Farm injury fatality data an ounce of prevention
Quads - Safer Vehicles & Safer Use
1. Lower - Quad fatalities in Australia
2. MacDonald - Hidden in plain view - what you see on page 3 (Paper)
3. Thomas - Quad ROPS in NZ
4. Lower - Active riding & stability
5. Richardson - Quad bike mechanical asphyxiation
6. Franklin - Quad bikes a wicked problem
7. Clark - Reducing quad bike injury by herding dairy cows with robots
Lessons From Other Industries
1. Byron - Aviation safety management
2. Sadler - Safety lessons from mining

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