Journal article

Occupational Health and Safety on Australian Farms: 2. Improved Management and the Driving Forces for Practice Change

Garry Griffith, KS Pollock, LJ Fragar

Australian Farm and Business Management Journal | University of New England | Published : 2014


A subset of data from a broader, longitudinal study of 335 farm enterprises throughout New South Wales, Australia, was examined focusing on the changes farmers were making to farm health and safety and the motivating drivers behind those changes. The most frequently reported changes to health and safety by participating farm enterprises were shearing shed safety improvements, improved chemical safety and handling, purchasing new equipment or upgrading existing equipment, greater provision and access to personal protective equipment and improving safety of stockyards and procedures. When the drivers behind the changes to farm practice were assessed, occupational health and safety requirements..

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