Blitz on farm safety

WorkSafe inspectors will conduct about 100 inspections on properties in Robinvale next month, with a particular focus on farming sites.

WorkSafe inspectors will conduct about 100 inspections on properties in Robinvale next month, with a particular focus on farming sites.

A MASS blitz will be carried out on about 100 farms and businesses in the Robinvale region next month as WorkSafe cracks down on unsafe work practices.

So far this year, more than half of workplace fatalities in Victoria have occurred on farms.

WorkSafe regional operations manager Trevor Butler said the week-long list of inspections would look at the safety of farming equipment and identify any hazards.

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