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  • Common tractor accidents involve roll-overs, run-overs and unguarded power take-off shafts.
  • Fit your tractor with a roll-over protection structure (ROPS) and seatbelts.
  • Ensure that everyone working on the farm is thoroughly familiar with operating procedures and safety requirements for any machinery they use.
  • Organisations such as WorkSafe Victoria, Farmsafe Australia and the National Centre for farmer Health offer information on the safe operation of tractors and other farm machinery.

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Reviewed on: 15-11-2019