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From working with Livestock in yards to loading a feed mixer wagon, the videos are designed to correctly display procedures and technologies available to help safeguard everyone on the farm.
You can view the videos series on the VFF Making Our Farms Safer YouTube channel.
Mr Bowers says the invaluable information he received from Making Our Farms Safer Senior Farm Safety Advisor, John Darcy, has been incorporated to help improve the safety of those on the farm, which also did not come at a large time of financial expense to integrate.
When we meet with farmers we provide them with a large variety of resources including templates and a detailed housekeeping inspection checklist.
Find out more by watching the video.
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Archies Creek farmer Ric Oldham says there is absolutely no way he would let his grandchildren do some of the things he used to do when he was a kid growing up on a farm.
Marie Trigg isn’t the sort of person to think ‘that won’t happen to me’, so she goes above and beyond to make sure her family and others visiting her farm are safe at all times.
Lee-Ann Thompson admits she often sounds like a “broken record” when it comes to her kids’ safety on their Manangatang farm, but it’s something she says she’s not willing to be complacent about.
When Thomas Billing was a baby, his dairy farmer parents Mark and Sam set up a playpen in the calf shed so they could work while their baby was nearby but safely out the way.
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Case Studies and Testimonials
It is important to share with you stories of farmers and farming businesses that we have assisted since the Making Our Farms Safer project launched in 2020.
Click on the images below to read case studies on how our project has supported farmers managing safety on their farms.
Sharing direct feedback from farmers we have worked with is important.
This feedback helps us improve our service delivery, while also creating space for you to consider how our project services could benefit your farming operation.
Below, you can scroll through some of the testimonials we have received following a farm safety consult/visit.
Farm Safety Tools
We’ve pulled together a collection of useful guides on how best to stay safe on the farm while getting the job done. Take five to check them out.