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A rapid review of leading indicators to measure Australian farm safety culture
Letter to the Editor describing the importance of utilising health data from rural and regional Australia. This research found 50% of presentations to rural...
June 30, 2024
Ensuring greater utility of climate-related acute health impact data for health services and municipal public health planning in rural and regional Australia
Letter to the Editor describing the importance of utilising health data from rural and regional Australia. This research found 50% of presentations to rural...
June 13, 2024
Emergency presentations for farm-related injuries in older adults residing in south-western Victoria, Australia
Farm workers are at high risk for injuries, and epidemiological data are needed to plan resource allocation.
March 20, 2024
How healthy are the healthcare staff in a rural health service? A cross sectional study
There are clear leverage points for intervention in the rural /regional hospital workplace to enable healthier behaviours and support positive mental health...
March 9, 2024
Which Technologies Make Australian Farm Machinery Safer? A Decision Support Tool for Agricultural Safety Effectiveness
This project combined systems engineers, farm safety researchers, work health and safety inspectorate and policymakers with the aim of designing a way in which...
March 5, 2024
Influencing a Culture of Safety on Farms
A report from the National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH), Hamilton and the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) summarising the...
June 7, 2023
Co-designing a peer-led model of delivering behavioural activation for people living with depression or low mood in Australian farming communities
This paper describes the findings of a co-design phase informing the development of a peer (farmer)-led approach for delivering BA for farmers living with...
April 11, 2023
Steering Straight: Adapting suicide risk safety planning as a prevention-focused self-management resource for the Australian farming community
This paper draws on the principles of suicide risk safety planning to co-design a farming community resource for preventing and managing risks to mental health.
February 16, 2023
Utilizing the Delphi method to develop parent and child surveys to understand exposure to farming hazards and attitudes toward farm safety
This study aimed to develop parent and child surveys to gain a greater understanding of children's (5–14 years) exposure to occupational risk on farms by...
January 12, 2023
Some differences but all at risk: Improving farm safety for young people—An Australian experience
This paper describes how the international Gear Up for Ag Health and Safety™ program was further developed for a younger Australian audience (ages 12–19)...
November 9, 2022
From co-design to co-production: Approaches, enablers, and constraints in developing a public health, capacity-building solution
Investigating how co-designed knowledge can be translated to co-produce a public health capacity-building solution for difficult-to-engage population groups...
October 20, 2022
Participant perspectives of an online co-design process to develop a mental health and wellbeing platform for primary producers
Using an online co-design method to develop a preventative mental health and well-being web-based platform for primary producers was novel.
September 16, 2022