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Preparation and organisation are crucial for ensuring a safe and effective burn says New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Fire is a useful land management tool, but its use does come with some danger. Knowledge and understanding of how[...]
Managing working hours, rest and fatigue with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Well-rested employees, contractors and others help make the rural work environment safe says New Zealand’s leading farm consultants, AgSafe NZ.[...]
Safe use of self-propelled plant on farms with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities with practical guidance on the safe use of self-propelled agricultural equipment with New[...]
Why you need to develop an emergency plan with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Do you know what to do in an emergency? An emergency plan is a document that should be used as[...]
Action is needed to improve safer tractor driving practices says New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
According to Worksafe, on an average year, six to seven farmers are killed every year in New Zealand when using[...]
Health and safety management systems keeps everyone safe says New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Developing a health and safety plan and work culture is key in keeping everyone on farms safe says New Zealand’s[...]
Preventing noise-induced hearing loss on farms with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
The nature of rural work means that farmers are regularly subjected to loud noises from animals and farm machinery, which[...]
Farmers are more than you think says with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
Having to take on multiple roles, the kiwi farmer is so much more than a person  you see working on[...]
The benefits of having an accident and near miss report for your farm with New Zealand’s leading Rural Consultants for AgSafe New Zealand Ltd.
An accident and near miss report is a handy tool for documenting incidents and near-misses and how prevent them happening[...]

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