About the Program
The Making our Farm Safer project is funded by Smarter, Safer Farms, a $20 million Victorian Government commitment to improve safety and skills outcomes for Victorian farmers. The Victorian Government is backing a stronger, more innovative and sustainable agriculture industry with a 10-year strategy for Agriculture.
Our aim is to deliver free farm safety tools and services that are accessible, practical and useful to all Victorian farmers to support farmer and workers’ safety, wellbeing and mental health.
To find out more, or to arrange some assistance, contact the Making Our Farms Safer team on 1300 882 833.
Farm Safety Services
Free assistance is now available to all Victorian farmers to help you establish a simple safety process for your farm. These include:
Farm Safety Handbooks
A variety of farm safety handbooks is available to help ensure that you are across farm safety best practice.
The Victorian Government is pursuing a policy to allow camping on licensed river frontages in Victoria. Under pressure from the VFF and other stakeholders the Government has watered down the proposal from applying to all 17,000km of licensed river frontages in Victoria to a targeted pilot program. Before camping is allowed at a site it must first be assessed as…
A Telehandler or Telescopic Handler is a versatile machine for agricultural work, but its advantages can pose serious risks if not used correctly. This Telehandler Safety Handbook has been developed by the Victorian Farmers Federation, in conjunction with the Telescopic Handler Association (TSHA), to increase awareness for farmers of the machinery’s operation and prevent accidents.
Farm Safety News
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