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Harvest Safety Inductions

All workplaces must comply with the Work Health & Safety Act 2011 and ensure that all workers are aware of their obligations, are aware of the risks associated with working in a rural environment and are equipped to manage those risks.  A trial of a newly developed cane rail siding audit tool has highlighted inconsistencies in the use of protective equipment and a high risk from overhead powerlines  .
           
The online Harvest Safety Inductions are for all workers who are employed on sugar cane farms.  The age limit for these online inductions must be17 years of age and above.  (Any combination of two online courses will be $100).  Each course consists of approx 6-7 topics that contain relevant information and includes an assessment for each topic. 
    
1. Sugar Cane Siding - $60
The siding or delivery point is considered a workplace and as such presents a number of risks and hazards which need to be managed.
 
2. Participate in Work Health and Safety Processes - $60
General farm safety induction of all workers.
 
3. Safe Working Near Electrical Assets in the Rural Industry - $60
If workers are operating machinery or equpiment in the vicinity of overhead power lines this is a must.
 
These Harvest Safety Inductions can be completed at home with induction cards provided on successful completion. 
 
Contact Shelley (4944 2608) to organise payment, a secure username and password to access the online inductions.




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