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  • Falls are a common farm hazard, especially for older farmers.
  • Simple safety measures can dramatically reduce the risk of falls to yourself, your family and other farm workers.
  • If you have health factors that increase your risk of falling, such as advancing age or a chronic medical condition, consult with your doctor for advice.
  • 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: 07-11-2019