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NSW Farm Safety Advisory Program
Take A Second Newsletter
The Farm Safety Advisors are available to discuss issues raised in this Newsletter and other WHS issues farmers may have. Contact us at
or on 1300 794 000 (Advisor call back service).
Mosquitoes aren’t just a nuisance – the risk of mosquito-borne diseases is increasing. The number of mosquitoes in NSW have exploded and is expected to increase even further with warmer weather and the continuing wet conditions. In this article we discuss how to protect yourself and your family.
Safe Vehicle Recovery Tips
Wet conditions are causing higher chances of farm machineries and vehicles getting bogged. With significant levels of rainfall predicted to occur over summer, wet grounds are going to continue posing challenges for farmers. Recovering bogged vehicles is a dangerous activity that can turn fatal. In this article we discuss tips for safely recovering bogged vehicles.
Fires which start during harvesting operations can destroy homes, crops and livelihoods. However, many are preventable. Even when there is high level of moisture, farmers are reminded to continue being vigilant of the risk of harvest fires. In this article we discuss your responsibility to limit the ignition and prevent the spread of fires from your property.
Staying Healthy During and After Floods
In this article we provide direct links to the NSW government information and services that provide guidance for flood-impacted households and businesses to help keep you, your family and your workers safe and supported during flood and clean up.
High Rainfall and Flash Flooding
Recent high rainfall and flash flooding has significantly impacted ground conditions for quad bikes, SSVs and tractors. In this article we provide guidance for operating these vehicles in wet conditions.
Here is a list of the upcoming Farm Safety Advisory Program Events in which we look forward to meeting you. If you would like to meet with us on-farm please contact us to schedule an appointment.
SafeWork NSW Events
MSD Farm Morning Teas
(click here to register)
Ask an Inspector Forum - Preparing Your Business For Summer
When: 8th December 2022
(click here to register)
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To contact a Farm Safety Advisor for free advisory service:
email us at
phone: 1300 794 000 (Advisor call back service)
Our mailing address is:
NSW Farmers' Association
L4 154 Pacific Hwy St Leonards
1300 794 000 |
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