Mobile Plant Fatalities

Mobile Plant Fatalities

Mobile Plant fatalities Worksafe Queensland has reported 3 tragic fatalities involving mobile plant. During December, a worker was tragically killed when a ride-on mower rolled over on a steep slope. A few weeks earlier, a worker was killed when the tractor he was driving went over the edge of a steep embankment on a farm [...]
Queensland farm workers injured in a high-voltage incident

Queensland farm workers injured in a high-voltage incident

Two Queensland farm workers seriously injured in a high-voltage incident The incident happened on a rural property in the Western Downs Region when the grain auger they were relocating struck overhead powerlines. Both workers sustained serious burns from the incident and had to be airlifted to hospital. One of the workers had to be placed [...]
Quad bikes – Tips to stay alive

Quad bikes – Tips to stay alive

Quad bikes – Tips to stay alive Quad bikes are very popular on farms because they are tough and versatile. However, they are also a leading cause of serious injuries and death in rural workplaces with most accidents involving a rollover. Why so many accidents? Quad bikes are light-weight, powerful and their high centre of [...]