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Archive for the ‘Farm Safety’ Category

Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) Injury-Related Admissions Reports

By Injury Matters • October 14th, 2020

Royal Perth Hospital have released five new reports, providing insight into the prevalence of preventable injury-related hospitalisations in Western Australia. The recently released reports cover injuries relating to; Workplaces, Road trauma, Horses, Dog bites, and Alcohol and Other Drugs. The reports highlight the number of injury-related admissions to Royal Perth Hospital in the ten-year periodmore…

2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards

By Injury Matters • October 5th, 2020

The 2021 Injury Matters Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Awards recognise individuals and organisations who are having a positive impact on the community by conducting activities that aim to prevent and reduce the impact of injury within Western Australia. Applications for the Awards are open until the 11th of December 2020 and are encouraged frommore…

2020 National Farm Safety Week: Farming for a Future

By Injury Matters • July 21st, 2020

It’s National Farm Safety Week 2020! Farm injuries are common, with farming still one of the most dangerous occupations in Australia. Farmers and their families are exposed to many risks, such as heavy machinery, quad bikes, dams and lakes. However, there are a range of strategies that can be adopted to prevent and reduce themore…