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A 'country childhood' has idyllic undertones but farms can be deadly places for young people, with the latest statistics showing that 10 children are killed on Australian farms each year and another 500 are hospitalised as a result of on-farm injuries... Securely fenced house yards help to create a safe play area on farms where children can be easily observed... Quad bike incidents are the major cause of death for children aged between five and 14, and children visiting farms...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Statistics starkly underline the need for safety first.. There is often a spate of injuries when grain is moved off-farm and seed is treated in preparation for sowing, with key dangers including augers, belts and pulleys, and falls from silos and trucks... The guide contains practical advice, sourced from farmers, on how to prevent injury when preparing, moving and handling grain; during harvest; and when using silos and augers. "..
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