Resources for farmers

From this section, you can download farm safety resources and practical guidelines to get started with a safety plan for your farm.

THESE RESOURCES ARE FREE TO DOWNLOAD AND USE.

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Work Health and Safety Introduction – introduces the key principals of farm safety.

Introduction to Work Health and Safety

Work Health and Safety Legislative Requirements

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Work Health and Safety Policy and Plan - provided to help us all manage health and safety within a business.

Work Health and Safety Policy

Work Health and Safety Plan

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Safety Consultation with Workers – assists to regularly reports hazards, identifies safety training needs and issues identified by workers.

Safety Consultation with Workers

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Hazard Checklists – provides help to find the common safety hazards for all types of farms and a safety action plan for making the farm safer.

Tractor Checklist

Irrigation Pumps and Motors Checklist

Machinery Checklist

Vehicle Checklist

Motorbikes, Quads and Side By Side Vehicles Checklist

Workshop Checklist

Chemicals, Fertilisers and Pesticides Checklist

Anhydrous Ammonia Checklist

Farm Infrastructure Checklist

Field and Paddock Checklist

Farm Equipment Checklist

Training and Induction Checklist

Emergency and Preparedness Checklist

Injury Management and Return to Work Checklist

Commodity Specific Checklists

Cotton Picking Checklist

Cattle Yard Checklist

Shearing Shed Checklist

Packing Shed Checklist

Orchard Operations Checklist

Cherry Picker Checklist

Aquaculture Processing Shed Checklist

Aquaculture Pond and Aerator Checklist

Aquaculture Feed Storage and Movement Checklist

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Work Health and Safety Action Plan

Work Health and Safety Action Plan

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Training Register - help to keep records of your worker's training.

Safety Training Register

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Injury Register – this will help you keep records of injury, learn from injuries that occur and put in place improvements to prevent them happening again.

Injury Register and Notification

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Fatigue Management – all farms must have fatigue management within their safety plan.

Fatigue Self-Assessment Tool

Steps to manage fatigue on farms

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Farm Safety Guides – there are many safety guides to help you find the right solutions to just about all the common safety risks on farms. Have a look at all the headings, these are useful to find solutions to common hazards and are industry endorsed.

Safe Tractor Operation

Safe Use of Quads and Side by Side Vehicles on Australian Farms

Safety in the Farm Workshop

Farm Machinery Guarding

Grain Handling Safety

Guarding Grain Augers

Child Safety on Farms

Ergonomics and Manual Handling on Farms

Horses on Farms

Organic Farm Dusts

Farm Chemicals

Firearms Safety

Heat Stress

Sun Safety

Managing the Pressures of Farming

Commodity Specific Guides

WHS for Cotton Farms - Summary Guide

Cotton Harvest Safety

Cotton Chipping

Cattle Handling Safety - A Practical Guide

WHS for Grain Farms - Summary Guide

Woolshed Safety - A Practical Guide

WHS for Sugar Cane - Summary Guide

Health and Safety in the Packing Shed

Avocado Growing and Packing Guide