Dairy

Safety information for the dairy sector.

Farmer stories

Matt and Alli Reid are the owners of a 1700-acre dairy farm with roughly 700 cows in Carlisle River, not far from Colac. As part of our ‘It’s never you, until it is’ campaign, Matt and Alli Reid share their story about developing a positive safety culture on-farm and the flow-on benefits for their business.

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Agriculture: Dairy cattle farming and milking

These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the dairy cattle farming industry, as shown by injury claims.

Safety solutions

WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.

Injury Hotspot skeleton diagram, text information below.

Hazards and solutions

'If you are injured at work' poster

Employers must display an 'if you are injured at work' poster in every workplace. You can download and print a poster in English as well as Arabic, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese.

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