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Farm safety – startling statistics

Farm safety statistics on deaths and injuries in 2020 is sobering reading. The latest Farmsafe report shows the range of most common injuries and deaths on the farm. These are tragedies that devastate rural communities, and their doctors. St George GP, Dr Adam Coltzau discusses these statistics. He also addresses some ways we can make farms safer.