“People are very quick today to say farming’s incredibly dangerous, but it’s not necessarily the case, you just have to be aware.”
The VFF Making Our Farms Safer project has created this SOP video on Side-by-Side Vehicles, to help you stay safer on one of the most used and dangerous pieces of farm machinery.
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.
Ian and Marilyn are still heavily involved in their local farming community and believe communicating with others in the same industry helps to improve farming practices, including how to make a farm safer.
An excellent animation from SafeWork NSW that shows a tragic incident that occurred when workers were exposed to hazardous gas in a confined space. The animation highlights what went wrong, what could have been done to prevent the incident occurring and what you can do to stay safe when working in or near a confined space.