WA Farm Safety

Be aware and prepare – Dangerous goods safety on farms

Having sound knowledge of how to look after and handle dangerous goods on your farm will help prevent, or minimise the risk, of an incident happening. Dangerous goods safety can be broken into two key areas – storage and handling, and transportation. Storage and handling ( When is a dangerous good site licence required?) Farms

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Safety First when digging – Dial Before You Dig

Dial Before You Dig is a free service that puts farmers planning to dig in contact with owners of underground pipes and cables that may run through and around rural properties. It is essential to lodge an enquiry with Dial Before You Dig before any excavation work as the presence or location of underground assets

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What is LPG?

LPG – Liquefied Petroleum Gas – describes flammable hydrocarbon gases including propane, butane and mixtures of these gases. LPG, liquefied through pressurisation, comes from natural gas processing and oil refining. LPG is used as heating, cooking and auto fuel. In different countries, what is supplied can be propane, butane or propane-butane blends. In 7 LPG

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The five hazards most common in agricultural workplaces

WorkSafe undertakes extensive education and enforcement activity in the agriculture industry, and has identified the five most common areas of concern in agricultural workplaces. The five hazards most common in agricultural properties visited by WorkSafe inspectors are: Unguarded machinery; Lack of residual current devices (RCDs); Insufficient information available for workplace chemicals; Insufficient training and induction

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