Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released

livestock 1Handling livestock is a dangerous activity. Livestock producers, livestock transport operators and livestock handlers are at risk when moving livestock to different locations, separating, loading or unloading on properties or at saleyards, and undertaking animal husbandry. These risks include being crushed, kicked, trampled or gored and may lead to fractures, dislocations, serious injuries or even fatalities. Pro-Visual Publishing recently updated the newest edition of the Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety, with the support of the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation, with the features of Augmented Reality (AR) capabilities.

The main topics on this Guide includes:

· How to handle injuries

· Quad bike safety

· Livestock transportation

· Tractor related fatalities

· Depression

The practice of Augmented Reality (AR) includes further information on current topics that 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.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Livestock Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18. 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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