These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in agriculture, as shown by injury claims. The agriculture sector includes arable and livestock farming, horticulture and nurseries.
WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.
Hazards and Solutions
- Hazard 1 Fatigue
- Hazard 2 Heavy lifting
- Hazard 3 Manual harvesting
- Hazard 4 Slips trips and falls
- Hazard 5 Using mechanical tools and equipment