Unique opportunity to join safety network


BCG partners with Bendigo based ORM to offer members a unique opportunity to join an Agriculture Safety Learning Network.

BCG members are invited to join, the Safer Farms Families Futures (S3F) network commencing in 2023, to be a part of a Victorian industry first grower-to-grower learning network, that will tackle some of the critical health and safety issues experienced by individuals on farms across the region.

The call is out for Expressions of Interest to farm owners and managers to join this free network in 2023.

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The network will offer participants the opportunity to work with other growers developing improved safety practices, through an approach that helps them to make real on farm changes.

Participants in the S3F network will collaborate and receive support from specialists to make practical steps that accelerate the adoption of safer practices on their farm. In conjunction training and development will be available to increase confidence in managing safety issues.

The network will also provide benefits from the flow on effects of reduced stress and anxiety associated with managing safety and reassuring employees that safety is a priority.

A series of five events will be conducted through March 2023 to July 2024, providing the support and resources required by participants to initiate, a prevention-led approach to health and safety on their farm.

To find out more about the S3F network and lodge your interest in participating, please complete an Expression of Interest form via the link or call Jane Foster from ORM on 0438 416 176 or Kelly Angel from BCG on 03 5492 2787.

The establishment of the S3F network is made possible through funding provided by WorkSafe Victoria.

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