Farmer's Health

3 May 2011

In this broadcast Dr Olga Ward and Gerry Gannon visit Narembeen in the Wheatbelt to discuss Farmers Health with local GP Dr Peter Lines and young farmer and medical student Henry Maddock.

Crop-dusting specialist Gerard Repacholi discusses some nasty chemicals that farmers may come into contact with and how to protect against exposure.

Wheatbelt farmer Peter Hall takes us around his farms highlighting some of the situations and equipment on any farm with a potential for causing serious accidents and injuries.

The Chairman of Farmsafe WA John McDougall will discuss options for further education and support for rural GPs and their clients regarding health and safety on the land.

This broadcast has been allocated two CPD points by The RACGP and one CPD point by ACRRM. CPD points are not guaranteed and are subject to review by both agencies.