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Slight rise in farm deaths identified

Reported by Haydee | 23 Jan, 2018

A study conducted by researchers from the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety (University of Sydney) identified a slight rise in the number of on-farm injury deaths in 2017 compared to the previous year with 68 total deaths reported in the Australian media last year.

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Study prompts calls for stronger regulations on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 07 Nov, 2017

The Australia Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety is calling for stronger regulations on quad bike safety after a recent US study reveals that child hospital admissions and Emergency Department visits related to quad bike have been significantly reduced as a result of stricter laws.