Aghealth Australia - Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety
Tractors and Machinery

Injury and death associated with machinery operation on Australian Farms has been recognised as a key issue for farm safety for many years.

In 1999 the National Farm Machinery Safety Reference Group was established and developed the first national strategy to actively seek practical resolutions to reduce the prevalence of deaths involving farm machinery.

In the time since, project work and resource development has continued. Please see listing of relevant documents below.

Tractor Safety Factsheet 

Machine Injuries on Australian Farms - Chartbook go to Research Reports under Chartbook series.

Farm Machinery Guarding and Safe Tractor Operation- Proceed to Farmer Resources to access these booklets.

Managing Farm Safety resources including induction, training and hazard checklists are also available within the Farmer Resources section, please use above link. RESOURCES ARE FREE.

Related Links
Farmsafe Australia
Tractor & Machinery Assoc. Australia
RIRDC
Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety

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