Quad bike helmets
[Music playing in the background.]
[TEXT: Helmets: 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. The risk of sustaining a serious head injury due to rollover, collision or ejection, is extremely high – regardless of what speed the rider is doing.
[Close-up of a man wearing a helmet, pulling on the chin strap to adjust the fit.]
Voice over: A correctly fitted helmet should be worn at all times.
[A range of different helmets is sitting on an old piece of farm equipment. WorkSafe printed information sheets appear in front of the helmets.]
Voice over: There are many different types of helmets available for quad bike use. Consider WorkSafe’s helmet guidance to assist you in making the right choice for your circumstances.
[The woman speaks directly to the camera. Behind her is a long shot of a quad bike driving down a long dirt farm driveway. The rider is wearing a helmet and the vehicle is fitted with rollover protection.]
Voice over: Don't forget if the quad bike has conditional registration, there is a requirement for a particular standard of helmet.
[A man is on a farm dressed in overalls. He is putting an old helmet into a large rubbish skip.]
Voice over: It's important to remember all helmets should be replaced following an impact and that some helmets have an expiry date.
[The woman speaks directly to the camera. Behind her is footage of two men, one bringing a helmet to the other man, who is about to get onto a quad bike. The quad bike is fitted with rollover protection.]
Voice over: You are key to safety on your farm. Making sure everyone on your farm is wearing a helmet while operating a quad bike is a big 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.]