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  1. Family violence explained

    Perpetrators often make excuses for their violence, for example, blaming alcohol or stress.

  2. Family violence services for women

    Family violence can have an enormous impact on the health of women and their children.

  3. Farm safety - confined spaces

    Any confined space on a farm can be dangerous and the threat may not be apparent until it's too late.

  4. Farm safety - crush injuries

    Hand and finger injuries are the most common crush injuries that occur on Victorian farms.

  5. Farm safety - falls

    Falls are a common farm hazard, especially for older farmers.

  6. Farm safety - handling animals

    Any animal-handling practices can increase the risk of injury to farmers, farm workers and the animal.

  7. Farm safety - machinery

    Poorly used or faulty machinery is a major cause of death and injury on farms.

  8. Farm safety - manual handling

    Farm workers often experience muscle and ligament strain, but good manual handling techniques and safe work habits can prevent most injuries.

  9. Farm safety - quad bikes

    Most injuries and deaths involving quad bikes (all-terrain vehicles) are caused by the bike rolling over the rider.

  10. Farm safety - risks and hazards

    Farms can be dangerous places for workers and family members, but the risks can be reduced.