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Farmers warned – safety first around farm vehicles after three deaths this year

14 Mar 2024

SafeWork NSW is reminding farmers to wear seatbelts, use helmets and choose the right vehicle when using side-by-side vehicles, quad bikes and motorcycles after a spate of incidents where people, including children, have been seriously injured or killed while using farm vehicles.

Farm visitors urged to keep safe this holiday period

16 Dec 2022

Holiday-goers visiting rural properties across the Christmas and New Year period are being reminded to follow the safety rules of property owners and keep in mind most farms are also workplaces.

La Nina contributes to rise in excavation incidents

30 Nov 2022

SafeWork Inspectors have begun visiting excavation sites throughout the State to ensure safety and remind those excavating about ‘Before Your Dig Australia’ requirements.

Raising farm safety awareness for National Agriculture Day

18 Nov 2022

SafeWork NSW is focusing on safety on farms and agricultural business across regional NSW as part of National Agriculture Day by providing education on how workplaces can prevent risks specific to the farming industry.

Fair and Safe Together Roadshow in Dubbo

10 Nov 2022

NSW Fair Trading and SafeWork NSW will be in Dubbo next week as part of the Fair and Safe Together roadshow.​ 

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