Farm Table says:
Appropriately responding to incidents on your farm is very important to ensure any future actions such as WorkCover involvement is managed effectively.
Dairy Australia (The People in Dairy) state that injuries, incidents, accidents and near-misses should be recorded using;
- Accident and incident register
- Reporting hazard template
They also refer to the need to investigate all work-related injuries, accidents and incidents as soon as possible and controls put in place to prevent them from recurring. To do so they have made available;
- Accident investigation report template
If an incident is considered serious, the state workplace safety authority must be notified in the event of death, serious injury or where there is a serious risk to health.