TOPICS INCLUDED IN FARM WORKERS

Topics Included in the Farming and Agriculture Induction Module

Farm Workers Safe Work Practices training

Farming and Agriculture

  • Risks and hazards of farm work
  • Suitable work wear (including Personal Protection Equipment)
  • Manual Handling
  • Farm Machinery
  • Tractors
  • Power Take Off guards
  • Quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles
  • Augers
  • Cane harvesting (including machine operators)
  • Workshop machinery and equipment
  • Working in packing sheds (including noise, grading and packing, handling carts and trolleys, static postures, cool rooms and modified atmospheres)
  • Loading docks (including pedestrian safety and exclusion zones, forklifts, forklift operators, pallet jacks)
  • Chemicals on the farm
  • Working at heights (including cherry pickers and elevated work platforms, ladders)
  • Overhead powerlines
  • Working in hot and humid conditions
  • Confined spaces (including grain silos and bins)
  • Unpredictable animals and snakes
  • Water hazards on the farm
  • Working around railway tracks
  • Working alone