Figures from Safe Work Australia show agriculture is still one of the most dangerous workplaces, with 44 fatalities in 2016.
A farmer was airlifted to hospital after he fell from a seeder and was crushed by the tractor’s leveling compactor south west of Oakey.
A man has suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a tractor in South East Queensland.
A man has died after he became trapped under farm machinery in New South Wales.
A new action plan released by WorkSafe WA aims to improve workplace safety in the agriculture sector.
Over the last few years, the agriculture industry has been ranked among industries with a high number of work-related injuries and fatalities in Australia.
The annual Compendium of Workers’ Compensation Statistics Australia 2008–09 has been released by Safe Work Australia. The report details the latest OHS statistics Australia-wide. A summary of the key findings include: There were 128 735 serious workers’ compensation claims in 2008–09. Men were almost twice more likely to be injured than female employees. There were …