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Farm airstrips and associated fertiliser cartage, storage and application safety guidelines
Safety information for farmers and pilots who are involved with top-dressingRead more
Chemicals and fuels on farms
Many chemicals and fuels found on farms are capable of causing harm to people and animals. Careful management and handling of these materials is essential to keep yourself and others safe.Read more
Safe working with ground-spread fertiliser
When working with ground-spread fertilisers, farmers, contractors and workers need to be aware of the risks and know how to use them safelyRead more
Safe manufacture and use of timber treatments and preservatives
The chemicals used to preserve timber and prevent fungus or insects taking hold, and to prevent staining can be hazardous. Particular care needs to be taken to ensure adequate ventilation of areas where timber is being treated.Read more