OHS Grain Safety (Australia): Farm Injury Checklist Mobile App
Occupational health and safety legislation in most states requires employers to keep a register of work related injury.
How does it work?
In addition, worker’s compensation authorities also require employers to provide information on employee workplace injuries whenever a claim is lodged. Maintaining a farm injury record will assist farmers to identify high risk activities on the farm, and may also be used to record ‘near misses’. The farm injury register will allow farmers to keep a record of exactly what injuries have occurred on-farm and how they may have happened. The OHS Grain Safety (Australia): Farm Injury Checklist mobile app as ongoing record of on-farm injuries and any action that may have been taken to address the cause of the injury. In addition to keeping a farm injury record on farm, it is legislation in most states that the Work Health Authority be notified of any serious injury that occurs. Each state has different requirements so farmers should check with their local Authority. Injury/Accident notification forms are available by contacting the relevant Authority on the phone number below.