Non-intentional Farm-Related Incidents in Australia 2021
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Published: 1 Feb 2005
Author(s): Day, Lesley, Rechnitzer, George
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Tractors account for approximately 15% of work-related fatalities among those employed in agriculture in Australia, which is an average of 22 deaths per year. Mounting and dismounting a tractor has been identified as a common antecedent to tractor run-over events. Two farm safety action groups in Victoria have fitted a number of tractors with safe access platforms and this report outlines the results of an evaluation of the uptake and implementation of this initiative. 2005, 76pp, Pub. No. 04/180, $16