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  • A crush injury occurs when the body or a body part is trapped, pinched or jammed between objects.
  • On Victorian farms, the most commonly injured body parts are the hands and fingers.
  • Simple safety measures can dramatically reduce the risk of crush injuries to you, your family and other farm workers.
  • A health and safety officer from WorkSafe Victoria can offer information and advice on how to improve safety practices on your farm.

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Reviewed on: 18-08-2022