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Research aims to improve quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 05 Jul, 2016

Quad bikes related incidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury on Australian farms, with more than 220 Australians killed in quad bike incidents since 2001.

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NSW Budget to include $2 million package to reduce quad bike deaths and injuries

Reported by Haydee | 17 Jun, 2016

SafeWork NSW developed a Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program which will commence in late July. This will include a $2-million-dollar rebate package to encourage and support farmers to adopt a range of harm prevention strategies to ensure the protection of everyone in the workplace.

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Man injured in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 08 Jun, 2016

A 25-year-old man was injured in a quad bike incident in Queensland Saturday night.

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Man airlifted after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 24 May, 2016

A 70 year-old man has been airlifted to hospital by RACQ CareFlight Rescue following a quad bike incident north of Murgon.

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Man hospitalised after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 19 May, 2016

A man was taken to hospital with serious chest injuries and multiple broken bones after crashing his quad bike, about 226km south of Darwin Tuesday morning.

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Four quad bike fatalities so far in Australia this year

Reported by Stephen | 04 May, 2016

Recent figures from Safe Work Australia show four people have been killed in quad bike related incidents since the beginning of this year.  Two of the fatalities have occurred in Queensland, one each in Victoria and New South Wales. An average of 15 to 20 people die in quad bike related incidents every year in …

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Man Injured After Angry Bull Headbutts Quad Bike

Reported by Admin | 25 Apr, 2016

A man was injured and was taken to a hospital after an angry bull headbutted his quad bike on a southwest Queensland property causing injuries to his chest.

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Station hand airlifted after quad bike incident

Reported by Stephen | 11 Apr, 2016

A 37-year-old-man was airlifted from a remote cattle station, about 228km south-east of Mount Isa, following a quad bike incident on Saturday morning.

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Quad bike death highlights need for improved safety

Reported by Stephen | 09 Mar, 2016

The tragic death of an 18-year-old man in a quad bike incident this week in southern Queensland highlights the need to improve quad bike safety, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said.