WorkSafe WA, a division of the Department of Commerce, has released an occupational health and safety plan for agriculture in partnership with industry stakeholders, including WAFarmers.
Recognising that serious injury and fatality rates in agricultural workplaces are amongst the highest in WA, WorkSafe has released the ‘Agricultural Action Plan 2014 – 2016’ to encourage employers and workers to ensure workplaces are safe.
The publication highlights the OSH risks in agriculture, everyday conditions faced by farmers and employees, strategies to improve OSH on farms and WorkSafe’s target areas.
To access the publication, click here.
For more information visit the WorkSafe website by clicking here. Alternatively, contact the Customer Help Centre on 1300 307 877 if the website does not answer your questions.