SAFF: Work Health and Safety Act puts more liability to farmers

Reported by Haydee | 13 Feb, 2012

The new Work Health and Safety Act will make farmers liable for the safety of contractors, says SAFF. The South Australian Farmers Federation (SAFF) through its president, Peter White, said that workers, who are defined under the bill would include contractors, sub-contractors, students and volunteers in private homes, and they would be subject to occupational …