Trish and Mark Hammond have been dairy farming for 12 years and lease two properties, one of 881 acres with 800 cows and a second smaller farm of 406 acres with 350 cows in Labertouche Victoria. As part of our 'It's never you, until it is' campaign, Trish and Mark share their experience with a proactive WorkSafe inspection and how local inspector Michael Vanderzalm has assisted their operation.
Jon Van Popering oversees all Seeka Australian operations, including nine orchards and two post-harvest facilities, scattered through the Bunbartha area, just north of Shepparton. Jon shares his experience with a proactive WorkSafe inspection and how local inspector Lisa Menhenett has assisted in Seeka's operation.
As part of our 'It's never you, until it is' campaign, third-generation Beeac farmers Tom and Bill Alston of Stonyhurst Pastoral share how using drones to muster their sheep makes their operation safer and more efficient.
As part of our 'It's never you, until it is' campaign, third-generation Werribee farmer Catherine Velisha shares her story about pushing past the fear to implement new safety practices and empower other farmers to do the same.
For Ben Cunnington, football player and beef farmer, safety is everything so he can keep playing the game he loves.
Safety around the yards with Ben Cunnington
Farm safety and fatigue with Ben Cunnington
Farm safety and injury prevention with Ben Cunnington
Matt Davis discusses how wet and muddy conditions can bring big challenges and risks on-farm and how past experience is valuable but specific on-farm training means workers understand how to adapt their skills on-site. He also speaks about insecticides, herbicides and how exposure to farm chemicals can cause harm.
Matt Davis - Specific on-farm training
Matt Davis - Farm safety in wet weather
Matt Davis - Chemical safety on farm
Quad bikes case study - Peter Burgi's story
As part of WorkSafe Victoria's 2019 quad bikes campaign, Gruyere farmer Peter Burgi, and his wife Lorraine, share their story about a quad bike accident and moving to a side-by-side vehicle instead.
Quad bikes case study - David Elder's story
As part of WorkSafe Victoria's 2019 quad bikes campaign, Bethanga farmer David Elder shares his story about a quad bike accident he was lucky to survive.
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