Take a Second - March 2022

The Farm Safety Advisors are available to discuss issues raised in this Newsletter and other WHS issues farmers may have. We are contactable at [email protected] or on 1300 794 000 (Advisor call back service).

Wet Conditions and Flood Recovery
Many parts of NSW are currently experiencing flood conditions. Your safety during these times is of the utmost importance. This article outlines the proper safety procedures during wet weather conditions and flood recovery. [Read]

Japanese Encephalitis
Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a rare but serious disease caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV). It is spread to humans by infected mosquitoes. This article outlines the optimal risk mitigation measures to help avoid catching this disease. [Read]

Managing Hazards and Risks
The person with management or control of a workplace has a legal duty to make sure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that there are no health and safety risks to anyone working in or visiting the workplace. This article outlines key procedures to help employers fulfil their work health and safety obligations. [Read]

Farm Inductions
An induction is a process in which new employees, contractors, family members or visitors are provided with all relevant information to help them to be successful and safe in their new position. This article summarises the best practice procedures for conducting an induction in your business. [Read]

Confined Spaces
Confined spaces may pose a danger because they are not designed to be areas where people work. Hazards are not always obvious, may change and the risks include loss of consciousness, impairment, injury or death. This article outlines the risk mitigation strategies that businesses should use when dealing with confined spaces. [Read]

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