Straightforward advice to be safer on farm, with Al McCone of Worksafe

Did you know that 50% of accidents on farm happen after 3pm? And that there are three simple steps you can take to dramatically reduce the impact of some of the most common accidents?

Al McCone is Engagement Lead at Worksafe, and joins us for an update to his earlier podcast (see link below).

As well as some fascinating stats about when accidents occur and why, he discusses three key things Worksafe recommend to give farmers a ‘softer landing’ in the event of an accident: seatbelts, Crush Prevention Devices (CPDs) on quad bikes, and devices that can autonomously send a signal for help.

In the longer term, Al suggests we start looking at how we work to see if there are changes we can make to reduce the probability of incidents occurring.

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