Ag safety guidance at risk as penalty culture grows

Andrew Marshall
July 25 2019 - 5:00am
Australian Country Choice managing director and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland board member, David Foote.
Australian Country Choice managing director and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland board member, David Foote.

Improving farm sector workplace safety will depend on maintaining plenty of government level guidance and support for farmers and rural industries, not a preoccupation with penalties.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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