Work Health and Safety
Links relating to Work health and Safety associated with the Tasmanian agricultural industry
Links (FarmPoint is not responsible for the content of the websites linked to below. The link does not constitute any form of endorsement.)
: Dial Before you Dig
A free referral service for information on underground pipes and cables anywhere in Australia.
: On-farm Pesticide Storage (DPIPWE)
A Guide and Checklist for the storage of agricultural pesticides and specifications to meet most current Quality Assurance requirements.
: Proactive Agricultural Safety and Support Inc (PASS)
Proactive Agricultural Safety and Support Inc. (PASS) is a not for profit, grass roots organisation concerned about safety in the rural workplace. PASS aims to eliminate fatalities and reduce injuries in rural workplaces.
: WorkSafe Tasmania
Worksafe Tasmania covers health and safety information, wellbeing guidance, long service leave advice and statutory holiday dates.
Chemclear collects unwanted rural chemicals by providing a safe and easy collection and disposal service for all chemical users within Australia.
: Safe Work Australia
The role of Safe Work Australia is to develop national occupational health and safety (OHS) and workers' compensation policy; encourage policy discussion and research and promote consistency in legislation developed by states and territories.
: Workcover Tasmania
The WorkCover Tasmania Board is established by the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995.
: Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme
Under the scheme, a cash-back rebate of up to 50% of the purchase price (to a maximum of $500) for an approved operator/rollover/crush protection device is available.