Quad bikes - Contractors
[Music playing in the background.]
[TEXT: Contractors: Quad bikes]
[A plainly dressed woman speaks directly to the camera. Behind her is footage of a person riding a quad bike down a long farm driveway. The rider is wearing a helmet and the vehicle is fitted with rollover protection.]
Voice over: Quad bikes are a leading cause of death on Australian farms. They are popular on farms and nearly every Victorian farm has one.
Voice over: If a contractor is using your workplace quad bike, then you need to ensure that it is kept and maintained in a safe condition.
[Two men are standing together, looking at an aerial photograph of a rural property. They are talking and pointing to different areas of the property.]
Voice over: You also need to give any contractor appropriate information and instruction to enable them to safely perform their work.
Voice over: This may include workplace hazards that they may interact with, encounter or need to avoid.
[A man and woman are shaking hands as they stand beside a quad bike, which is fitted with roll over protection. They are looking at a document together.]
Voice over: Employers should check with the contractor or the labour hire provider to ensure that they have appropriate training or experience in operating a quad bike.
[Two men are looking over a quad bike which is being reversed off a trailer. The quad bike is fitted with rollover protection.]
Voice over: If a contractor is bringing their own quad bike into your workplace, you should ask if they have systems in place to ensure safe quad bike operation.
[A man is walking over to a quad bike next to some farm equipment. The quad bike is fitted with rollover protection. He climbs onto the quad bike as another man walks towards him holding out a helmet. The man on the quad bike puts on the helmet and adjusts the chin strap.]
Voice over: You are key to safety on your farm. Making sure that contractors have the equipment and information they need to be safe is an important part of taking steps towards safety.
[The woman is standing in front of a plain background, speaking directly to the camera. A range of printed WorkSafe quad bike resources appear next to her.]
Voice over: WorkSafe has some helpful resources for you to better understand the hazards associated with quad bike use.
[TEXT: For more information, call 1800 136 089.]