Category Farm Safety

Farm Safety

Farm Security Checklist

Criminals often target farms and rural properties as their remoteness increases the opportunity to remain undetected. Victoria Police and Crime Stoppers have prepared a checklist to help primary producers assess the security of their properties.
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Meet our farm safety team

As part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to address skills and safety issues in the agriculture sector, funding is being provided to the Victorian Farmers Federation to employ dedicated safety specialists to provide a range of services to farm businesses.…

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New Livestock Loading Ramps Standard

Late last year Standards Australia released a new Standard AS 5340 “Livestock loading/unloading ramps & forcing pens” for the industry. The Standard was created on the back of a Coronial recommendation following a fatal accident which occurred in 2013. The…

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