Farming

Farming

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 25 to 30 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 21 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 21 to 25 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

The farming industry involves activities in diverse geographic settings, mostly in regional and remote properties.
Activities in this industry include: sheep and wool farming, beef cattle farming, grain farming, daily cattle farming, poultry farming, pig farming and other livestock farming.

Job roles for young workers in the farming industry may include:
  • farm workers
  • jackaroos/ jillaroos
  • sheering shed hands

Be aware!

25.8%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.

Job roles for young workers in the farming industry may include:
  • farm workers
  • jackaroos/ jillaroos
  • sheering shed hands

Be aware!

25.8%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.

The farming industry is one of the most dangerous to work in, so you need to pay attention at all times. 

SAMM can help you to take steps to manage workplace hazards.

SAMMSpot the hazard; Assess the risk; Make the changes; Monitor and follow-up.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Being hit by an animal
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Muscular stress
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%
Being trapped by moving machinery or equipment
0%
Falling from height
0%
Vehicle accident
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Hitting stationery objects
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Biological Hazards

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Biological Hazards

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Biological Hazards

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014 -15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove farming industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Groups 014, 016, 017, 018, 019

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014 -15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove farming industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Groups 014, 016, 017, 018, 019

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There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry

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