Farm accident helps shape top young farmer's view on farm safety

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  • 30/09/2019
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New Zealand's Young Farmer of the Year says his attitude to farm safety has been shaped by a near-tragedy on his family farm.

James Robertson told Magic Talk's Rural Exchange that his father had been kicked by a cow on the family's dairy farm in Waikato.

He said the near-tragedy has helped shaped his attitudes to health and safety, and the importance of stress management for farmers.

Listen to the interview with James Robertson.

This article was created for Worksafe New Zealand.