WorkSafe focuses on farm safety with new campaign

Reported by Haydee | 16 Jul, 2012

Marking Farm Safety Week runs today to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries in farms. The campaign comes after eight out of 25 work-related deaths in Victoria last year were on farms. Ross Pilkington of WorkSafe Victoria said that since three of these deaths involved animal handling, inspectors would be focusing on dairy, beef …