A Stuff article.
Farmers are being urged to buckle up after analysis of vehicle-related deaths found almost half of those that occur on farm could have been avoided if a seatbelt was used.
The data analysis, completed by WorkSafe, found that not wearing seatbelts while on the job was the largest single factor contributing to fatal work-related accidents.
The analysis also showed non seatbelt use was relevant in 40 per cent of vehicle related fatalities on farm and 27 per cent of all fatalities on farm.
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