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The Farm Safety Advisors are available to discuss issues raised in this Newsletter and other WHS issues farmers may have. Contact us at
or on 1300 794 000 (Advisor call back service).
Child Safety On Farms
As children are on extended school holiday, we remind farmers and farm visitors of the importance to keep children safe on farm. Farm is an exciting place for children, especially for those who are visiting. Average occurrences on farms like dams, quads, horses are exciting for children as potential makeshift play equipment, however they pose risks, which may be life threatening. In this article we discuss tips to keep children safe on the farm.
Bush Fire Preparation and Management
The threat of fire is a year-round risk in Australia. However, for anyone living on – or managing – a farm, a long hot summer and the onset of the declared fire season is the time to be proactive and to prepare for bushfires. In this article we discuss that having fire management plans in place to protect your property, machinery, livestock and especially your loved ones is the best defence against bushfires and grassfires.
Spray Drift - Hazardous Surface Temperature Inversions
Applying crop protection products is one of the biggest expenses in a farming operation, both in terms of chemical products and capital investment in fit-for-purpose equipment to do the job. To maximise return from this investment, chemical applied needs to stay in the paddock and hit the intended targets. In this article we discuss hazardous surface temperature inversion.
Easy To Do WHS (For Farmers) Workshops
These workshops have been developed for primary producers in which will help you: understand your legal obligations and comply with the law, create a safer, healthier and more successful business and demonstrate to your employees, contractors, visitors and family that their health and safety is important to you.
On Farm WHS Health Checks
This program links our Farm Safety Advisors directly with your business through one on one consultation. Our advisors work with you to analyse your existing WHS framework and provide solutions to ensure the business WHS framework is sound.
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To contact a Farm Safety Advisor for free advisory service:
email us at
phone: 1300 794 000 (Advisor call back service)
Our mailing address is:
NSW Farmers' Association
L4 154 Pacific Hwy St Leonards
1300 794 000 |
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