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Accidents Happen

Accidents Happen

Check out these real life examples of how accidents keep happening on farms in New Zealand - there are links in this item to original articles published on other websites - the point is these tragic accidents can't keep happening....can they?

Keep visitors safe on your farm

Keep visitors safe on your farm

Farmers must ensure that work areas on the farm are safe, and don’t pose a risk to the health and safety of any person. Farmers must also ensure that farm buildings and immediate surrounding areas are safe for any person, including visitors. All…

Sam Whitelock's top tips on sleep

Sam Whitelock's top tips on sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is key to staying on top of your game – whether you’re on the farm, on the rugby field, or a parent to a new-born baby. Farmstrong ambassador Sam Whitelock and wife Hannah recently welcomed their second child into the world so…

Are you Farm Fit? Follow this plan from Farmstrong

Are you Farm Fit? Follow this plan from Farmstrong

The nature of farming has changed with the use of machinery and technology leading to less physical activity. Injecting physical movement into your working day helps to prevent health issues and ensures match fitness for important annual events like…

Farm company director sentenced for perverting the course of justice

Farm company director sentenced for perverting the course of justice

The consequences of not managing your health and safety issues professionally can be really severe. Your employees can suffer life-changing injuries and you will be the one that pays. Check out this story from Worksafe, and please do not think it couldn't…

Worksafe guidelines for safe Quad Bike Operation on farms

Worksafe guidelines for safe Quad Bike Operation on farms

Worksafe has produced a set of guidelines for quad bikes. The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various quad bike hazards.

Accident reports in the news are all too common

Accident reports in the news are all too common

A man has been seriously injured in a farming accident near Taumarunui.... Police said they were notified by the ambulance service of the incident involving a tractor at Taringamotu, north of Taumarunui

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