Safe Farming Tasmania program
The Safe Farming Tasmania program is about raising awareness of farm safety issues, encouraging discussions and providing farmers with the support they need to improve work health and safety.
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Leading the program is Senior WHS Consultant Phillip John. Phill has many years experience providing practical advice to rural, forestry and other small businesses and has strong ties with rural stakeholder groups.
Phill works statewide so if you would like some free, confidential and practical WHS advice phone him on 0407 015 400.
The Safe Farming Tasmania program is an agreement between DPIPWE and WorkSafe Tasmania and will run for three years. Safe Farming Tasmania is part of the State Government's commitment to cultivating prosperity in the rural sector.
Safe Farming Resources
Farming Safely in Tasmania is a guide for developing a safety management system for your rural business. It is available to download from the WorkSafe Tasmania website or contact AgriGrowth Tasmania AGT.Admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au for a hard copy.
In conjunction with the guide there is a USB of resources to assist you in getting started. To get your USB contact AgriGrowth Tasmania on 6777 2233 or email AGT.Admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au (please include your mailing address).