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Risk Register Template

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Use this template to record all of the hazards on your farm, and the controls you have put in place for each one.

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Preventing manual handling injuries on farms

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries from manual handling on farms by providing practical guidance on how to manage hazards.

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Preventing slips, trips and falls on farms

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries by providing guidance on how to prevent slips, trips and falls on farms.

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Safe use of elevating work platforms in the horticulture industry

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The purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance on safe work practices for the use and maintenance of horticultural mobile elevating work platforms.

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Staying safe in and around farm dairies

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage hazards in and around farm dairies.

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Choosing the right vehicle for the job

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This form will help chose the right vehicle most suited to your needs when purchasing a vehicle and the right vehicle for a situation when working on your farm

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Safe use of two-wheeled motorbikes on farms

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various two-wheeled motorbike hazards.

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Safe use of tractors on farms

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various tractor hazards.

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Health and Safety Management Systems Information Sheet

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Farms are workplaces. Like all other workplaces, workplace health and safety laws apply and you need to have a health and safety management system in place.

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Above Ground Fuel Storage on Farms

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This good practice guide will help farmers comply with the health, safety and environmental laws for above ground fuel storage.

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Safe use of self-propelled agricultural plant

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The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on the safe use of self-propelled agricultural equipment, such as combine harvesters.

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Keep Safe, Keep Farming - Guide to building a heathy and safe farm

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This guide provides you with the information and tools you need to build a healthy and safe place to live and work.

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Safer Farms Self Assessment Table

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Use the table to assess where your farm sits on the health and safety scale. The table will show you what you need to do to achieve good practice.

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Key on farm risks

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Use this list to help you identify the potential risks on your farm and the injuries they may cause. This list can form part of your risk management planning.

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Case study: Uplifting solution to avoid

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