n Emergency Services SA - Agriculture incidents are more severe : education and training

Volume 25, Issue 3
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Extracted from text ... Incidents on farms are normally more severe than motor vehicle accidents and therefore incidents in the rural areas require more specialised rescue techniques than in urban areas. Considering the nature of farming machinery, which have been designed to last decades, the strength of this machinery has surprised many rescuers. Of all the equipment mostly used by farmers, which include tractors, trucks, wagons, mowers, spreaders, grinders, blowers, augers and balers - tractors and power tools pose the greatest injury risk on farms. Thus, when an incident occurs, the rescue operation requires other methods of extrication. All rescuers are trained in ..

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