Easy To Do WHS For Farmers
Work health and safety is everyone’s business.
Even if you’re self employed, you are legally responsible for the health
and safety of yourself and everyone on your farm, including employees,
contractors, visitors and family.
Every year, workplace incidents take lives in NSW.
Compliance with work health and safety (WHS) legislation helps to save
lives, and reduces injuries and illnesses to NSW workers.
Making it easy to do WHS
We understand that primary producers don’t always feel they have the
time, resources or expertise when it comes to managing health and
safety on their farm.
Keeping your farm healthy and safe doesn’t have to be difficult.
These workshops have been developed for primary producers in which
will help you:
- understand your legal obligations and comply with the law
- create a safer, healthier and more successful business.
- demonstrate to your employees, contractors, visitors and family
that their health and safety is important to you.
Through funding from NSW Government this is a FREE program.
What is involved?
These workshops discuss the seven components of work health and
safety to help you create a safer, healthier and more successful farming
Commitment means leading by example with your actions and attitude,
to develop a successful safety culture in your business.
Consultation about work health and safety is an important two-way
conversation in your business. It uses everyone’s knowledge and
experience to achieve a safer and healthier workplace.
Managing risks is an ongoing process of identifying, prioritising and
controlling anything that can cause harm.
Reporting is a procedure that gives everyone the opportunity to raise
health and safety incidents and issues for you to action.
Worker capability means a worker has the ability to perform the tasks
expected of them without risk to health and safety.
Safe Working Environment
A safe working environment means designing and maintaining your
workplace to minimise physical and mental health risks.
Workers Compensation and Recovery at Work
Understanding your workers compensation obligations will assist you to
support your workers to recover at work following a work-related injury or
During these workshops you will be provided with the tools and
resources to help you understand:
- How do you rate?
- How can you improve?
- What actions your need to undertake to become compliant.
To register your interest in attending, click here.