A man has been killed in a workplace accident at a strawberry farm in Bullsbrook, north-east of Perth.
A “one-in-million” farming accident last week resulted in the arm of an experienced worker being completely severed after it was caught in a hay baler.
A man is dead and an injured woman has been flown to Orange Hospital after a workplace incident on a property in Cathundral, west of Dubbo.
The WA State government is planning an urgent Farm Safety Summit to improve workplace safety in the agriculture sector.
A farmer has died after he was thrown from an ATV in central Victoria.
Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston will hold an urgent Farm Safety Summit on Wednesday May 27 to discuss with relevant groups how to improve workplace safety in Western Australia’s Agriculture industry.
A man has died at Yea after his vehicle rolled down a hill while he was weed spraying.
Quad bike suppliers are pulling out of Australia in the lead-up to new safety legislation, but farmers and graziers remain divided on the measures.
A fencing contractor has been fined $25,000 after a teenage worker suffered serious hand injuries on the job at Camooweal.
A Tasman woman who was almost killed when a giant tree stump dropped onto her ute is stunned that WorkSafe is refusing to investigate.
A 51yo farmer was killed when a semi-trailer’s rear gate collapsed on him.
A Burdekin sugar cane farmer has been fined $35,000 after one of his workers suffered serious burns in a cane fire. The worker required multiple skin grafts following the incident on a Jarvisfield farm on August 19, 2017.
A $90,000 penalty has been imposed on a company after an employee had his hand amputated due to a workplace incident.
Official workplace fatality figures from 2017 showed there were 43 deaths in the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector that year, just three fewer than the 46 deaths in the transport and warehousing industry — yet agriculture employs half the number of people.