As Farm Safety Week draws to a close, Farmsafe Australia have today announced that registration for the Farmsafe Australia 2022 National Conference have opened. Titled ‘Farmsafe Conference 2022 - 'Recipe for Averting Disaster’, the event will be held in September.
23 Jul 2022
To commemorate Farm Safety Week and celebrate Australian agriculture, Farmsafe Australia have announced the release of a cookbook titled: Recipe for Averting Disaster. Australian farmers nationwide are encouraged to contribute their own recipes as an avenue to improving farm safety.
22 Jul 2022
Farmers nationwide are struggling to fill essential positions, as labour shortages continue in the wake of restrictions and hesitancy to travel following the pandemic. The circumstances are forcing many farmers to make difficult decisions to either reduce operations, or continue while understaffed, potentially exposing themselves to dangerous situations.
21 Jul 2022
Farmers across Australia are under constant pressure to build successful businesses and respond to unpredictable environmental threats all while navigating physical and emotional isolation and fatigue. With resources and awareness improving, this Farm Safety Week Farmsafe Australia are reminding Australian farmers to put their mental health first.
20 Jul 2022
FARMSAFE AUSTRALIA RECOGNISES 12 FEWER FARM DEATHS IN 2021
Harsh and unrelenting environments, physically demanding work and current labour shortages are contributing to longer working hours and extreme fatigue among farmers nationwide. This Farm Safety Week, Farmsafe Australia is urging farmers to address fatigue to reduce farm workplace injury and fatalities, particularly as farmers work to overcome impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
19 Jul 2022
In 2021, 58.7 per cent of farm fatalities were farmers over the age of 45. With time and experience in the industry, complacency can often creep in and be an underlying risk for injury or fatality.
18 Jul 2022
For farmers across Australia the boundary between the home and the workplace is blurred. This is further complicated for those raising children when trying to balance the freedom that comes with living on lots of space with enforcing lifesaving safety precautions.
17 Jul 2022
This Farm Safety Week, Farmsafe Australia are highlighting the intangible factors that contribute to farm workplace injuries and fatalities
16 Jul 2022