Managing Livestock. Managing Safety

Managing Livestock. Managing Safety

Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17 – Released

livestockLivestock is one of the highest risk sectors within the agricultural industry – an industry currently contributing to high levels of injury and fatality to Australian workers. Risks have been identified as, handling livestock, quad bikes, tractors, occupational diseases, and child safety on farms. These are some of the key topics featured in the recent edition of the Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety. Pro-Visual Publishing, with the support of the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation, has released this newest edition, after the success of the first edition, with Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities.

What this means is that further information on current topics can be accessed via your smart device, simply by scanning over any AR capable content using the free Pro-Vis AR App. The aim of this Guide is to educate livestock farmers of the importance of health and safety within the agricultural industry.

Additional areas this Guide covers includes:

· Hazardous chemicals.

· Animal handling and safety.

· Machinery safety.

It is essential that workers are aware of the health and safety risks they are exposed to in the livestock industry. With the Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17 displayed, workers will feel comfortable knowing they have essential, relevant and up-to-date information at hand to refer to when needed.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene, and wellbeing information resource Guides. Each Guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s Guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email or visit

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or

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