Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) President Emma today announced, “It is my great pleasure to welcome the website launch to complement the Making Our Farms Safer project.”
“Keeping ourselves, our family members, and employees safe on our farms is of the most crucial importance in our businesses. This website aims to act as a one-stop information hub for farm safety information.”
“We are fortunate to be providing this free service to not only VFF Members, but to all Victorian farmers as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to address safety and skill development in the agricultural sector,” Ms Germano said.
The Making Our Farms Safer project launched in April 2020. It provides dedicated safety specialists offering support, up-skilling and guidance to all Victorian Farmers.
It is delivered through the provision of farm visits, community meetings, a monthly newsletter and a toolkit of handbooks and resources to assist and educate farmers on implementing and maintaining safety on their farms.
VFF Senior Farm Safety Advisor said “We are 100 per cent committed to making our industry safer. We want to be the best, most trusted source in the industry, we want to provide Farmers with a positive, educational and constructive process.”
“Working alongside fellow Farm Safety Advisor Richard Versteegen, we will travel to any farm in Victoria to offer our expertise,” Mr Darcy said.