The Safe Farming Tasmania Program aims to reduce farm-work related death, injury and disease and improve the health and safety of workers in the farming industry by:
The Safe Farming Tasmania program is a joint initiative of WorkSafe Tasmania and the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment (DPIPWE).
Leading the Safe Farming Tasmania Program is Senior WHS Consultant Phillip John.
Get practical tools and support to improve health and safety in your business. It’s free and confidential.
Phill can support your safety efforts by:
To book a visit, contact Phill directly:
0407 015 400
This practical document with help you develop a safety management system for your rural business.
You can also get a USB with safety tools and resources organised by industry and issue (such as quad bike safety) by contacting Phill directly (see his details above).
Watch videos on safe animal handling, chemical safety, chainsaw safety and more.
These generalised farm safety induction videos and accompanying handbook are an initiative of the Safe Farming Tasmania reference group, an industry-led stakeholder reference group that is a significant component in WorkSafe Tasmania’s approach to supporting our farmers improve work health and safety.
This handbook will help new workers better identify the hazards and risks that may be present in their work environment.
For a printed copy of the handbook, call AgriGrowth Tasmania on 1800 291 100 or email AGT.Admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au