Farm Injury Deaths Headed in Wrong Direction

Research by the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety based on media coverage from 2015 Australian Farm Deaths & Injuries Media Monitors Snapshot, indicates there were 69 on‐farm injury deaths. The main causes continued to be quads, accounting for 15 cases (22%), with two of these involving children. This is the fifth year in…

Responding to Injuries in Rural and Remote Communities

On March 7, 2016 the Royal Flying Doctor Service released its latest research publication entitled “The Royal Flying Doctor Service: Responding to injuries in remote and rural Australia” –RN017_Responding_to_Injuries_P14” This report gives details on falls, burns, poisonings, transport accidents, workplace injuries, drownings, self harm and assault. It shows the disparity that exists between country and…