Woolshed Safety

AgriFutures Australia

Type: Webpage, Manual
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

AgriFutures has a clean, pleasing website and this handy woolshed safety manual is definitely worth a look. It can help to avoid the types of incidents in sheds we know of all too well.

A Practical Guide

AgriFutures Australia has delved into an important issue for the agricultural industry – safety.This webpage hosts a practical guide to woolshed safety in a well written, polished document available for PDF download.The manual is one of several resources in conjunction with the Primary Industries Health & Safety Partnership (PIHSP) and seeks to assist those working in sheep and wool production with effective WHS systems. This manual and related documents will provide new resources to enable sheep and wool producers to improve their WHS systems.

Essentially the resource materials will provide a best practice guide to managing WHS requirements specific to the sheep and wool sector. The long term objective is to reduce the incidence and severity of injury in the sector and also to improve productivity through adherence to good WHS practice.

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About the Organisation

Name: AgriFutures Australia
Email: belinda.allitt@agrifutures.com.au

AgriFutures Australia is a new beginning for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation. We are an organisation that proudly focuses on the future of Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and represent the interests and aspirations of farmers and rural communities.

Our vision is to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries. In practical terms, this means:

Initiatives that attract capable people into careers in agriculture, build the capability of future rural leaders, and support change makers and thought leaders.
Research and analysis to understand and address important issues on the horizon for Australian agriculture.
Research and development for established industries that do not have their own Research & Development Corporation (RDC), including the Rice, Chicken Meat, Honey Bee and Pollination, Thoroughbred Horse, Pasture Seeds, Export Fodder, Ginger and Tea Tree Oil industries.
Research and development to accelerate the establishment and expansion of new rural industries, such as Deer, Buffalo, Kangaroo and Camel Milk.

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