Workers compensation and occupational health and safety in the Australian agricultural industry.

@article{Guthrie2009WorkersCA,
  title={Workers compensation and occupational health and safety in the Australian agricultural industry.},
  author={Robert S. Guthrie and Jennifer Westaway and Lisa Goldacre},
  journal={The Australian journal of rural health},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={77-85}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this paper is to review the available workers compensation and occupational health and safety data and the legal framework in relation to the agricultural industry to explore whether any factors highlight the need to pay special attention to the particular circumstances of those engaged in the industry. DESIGN This paper explores some of the special features of the agricultural industry, looking first at agricultural worker fatalities and injuries as a matter of… CONTINUE READING