Taking responsibility for inaction

Gratton, Dave
August 2008
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p38
The article discusses the accident statistics on the agriculture and forestry industry in New Zealand from July 2006 to June 2008. The data showed that older farmers are most at risk, and in a number of cases, while driving a vehicle. The forestry has placed excellent training programmes to minimize their fatalities and injuries to a reasonable level. It is the agriculture deaths and injuries that are continuing to rise. This is becoming a major concern as many farm foresters work in a farm environment. Even members whose primary work is not on their farm forestry property should be award of safety measures to keep them and their family from harm.


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