Tasmanian Fruit Industry Induction Program
Tasmanian employers and employees now have access to an updated fruit industry safety induction tool to assist familiarising staff with general farm safety principles.
These videos are crop-specific and are accompanied by a 5-minute quiz to test learning outcomes and successful completion of this quiz will result in a certificate of completion for the Tasmanian Fruit Industry Induction Program.
Video Links (more to come)
Important Industry Resources
Safe Farming Tasmania
The Safe Farming Tasmania program is about:
- raising awareness of farm safety issues
- encouraging positive conversations about farm safety
- providing farmers with the support and resources they need to make their farms safer and healthier
- delivering advice, guidance and resources for COVID-19 risk management
Contact Phill John or Stuart Beams to book an appointment.
For the latest information and advice about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) including updates from the Tasmanian and Australian Governments go to https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/
WorkSafe Tasmania in collaboration with Safe Farming Tasmania and Industry have also developed a COVID-19 safety video for farmers and harvest workers to help keep on top of COVID.
Primary Employers Tasmania - AgCard
Primary Employers Tasmania have developed a pre-induction tool for the Tasmanian agricultural sector to encourage workplace health and safety conversation and best practice.
There is no cost for Tasmanian farm employers or employees to complete the practical training prior to 30 June 2021.
Rural Business Tasmania - Respect in the Workplace
Rural Business Tasmania, in conjunction with Belinda Hazell from Tasmanian Women in Agriculture have developed practical guidance tools specifically focused on rural workplaces to prevent, respond and reduce the harm sexual harassment and other forms of bullying and harassment have on rural workers.
The aim is to develop education and training initiatives to assist workers and employers in identifying, improving and promoting work health safety and wellbeing, including injury management, and preventing health hazards in the workplace.