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Bites and stings
Allergies to venoms from stinging insects (bees, wasps and ants) are one of the most common causes of severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) in Australia....
March 19, 2014
Ambulance - when to call one
First aid skills are essential for all farm workers and people living on farms.  Knowing what to do in an emergency could save a life, and that life could...
March 19, 2014
Eye injury – flash burns
Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet light. Flash burns are like sunburn in the eye. Read...
March 19, 2014
CPR
When the heart stops pumping, it is known as a cardiac arrest. CPR can be life-saving first aid and will increase an individual’s chance of survival. Read...
March 19, 2014
Suicide – signs to look for
Suicide continues to be a major cause of avoidable death among farmers in Australia.
March 19, 2014
Depression – the facts
Depression is a common condition which is often not diagnosed. Depression is more than feeling sad or stressed. Read more...
March 19, 2014
Hay fever
Hay fever is an allergic reaction to environmental allergens. It is very common and often occurs during spring. Read more...
March 19, 2014
Bushfire smoke
Bushfire smoke contains toxic gases such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides, and particles, all of which can be hazardous to your health. Read more...
March 19, 2014
Drink / Drug driving
Drink driving is a significant cause of death and permanent injury. You might think that the risk of being ‘caught’ drinking and driving is less in country...
March 19, 2014
Alcohol free events
Young people are at particular risk from alcohol. Health authorities recommend that young people should avoid drinking until they are in their 20s to protect...
March 19, 2014
2014-02-03 Your last chance for the last places in Agricultural Heath...
The National Centre for Farm Health’s HMF701 Agricultural Heath and Medicine program will be run at its Hamilton, Victoria, headquarters from February 24-28....
March 12, 2014
Hearing quiz
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March 12, 2014