Farm health safety promotion

Health and safety promotion with farmers

These resources are for direct use by farmers and are useful for health workers providing health and injury prevention advice to farmers during client interactions or at promotional events.  

1. Child health and safety

2. Preventing Falls in Older farmers - falls prevention self- help tool
3. Managing the Pressures of Farming – stress management self-help tool
4. Rehabilitation of injured farmers – link to resources
5. Farm safety factsheet series

Please note: These factsheets are included within the GP Toolkit.

6. Practical guidelines for key farm safety hazards including:

  •  Quad bike guide
  •  Workshop safety
  •  Machinery guarding
  •  Other guidelines - see 'Resources for Farmers' section

7. Comprehensive farm OHS management resources

These resources offer all farmers need to know about how to implement a robust OHS program on farm, in order to meet state legislated OHS regulations.  These include:

* WHS policy and plan, commodity specific hazard checklists, induction templates and training registers that can be modified to suit individual farms
*  a set of supporting resources on a range of farm safety topics (eg. quad bikes) 
* These can be downloaded free from 'Resources for Farmers' webpage.