The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 come into force on December 1. They aim to reduce harm from work-related activities involving hazardous substances, such as diesel, pesticides, fertilisers and cleaning solutions. WorkSafe chief inspector Darren Handforth says farmers often underestimate the risks of using sprays and fertilisers. “Exposure to agrichemicals is […]
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