Farm safety resources and practical guidelines to assist farmers and farm managers with implementing a safety plan on farm. Resources available include WHS Introduction, WHS Policy and Plan, Hazard Checklists, Training and Injury Register and Farm Safety Guides.
Farmers have a higher risk of death than the general Australian population, due to injury, cardiovascular disease, some cancers and suicide. They are also prone to other unique injuries and conditions associated with life and work in agriculture.
A number of research reports on farmers health and injury prevention relevant to health workers, are available on this website. The following resources provide practical information appropriate for rural health professionals working with farmers and farm families.