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Free Quad bike safety training for farmers.

17/12/2016

There’ve been 113 deaths from quad bike accidents across Australia since 2011, with 32 incidents just in NSW. Each fatality was someone’s loved one, and has a devastating impact on families and communities Farmers will now receive free quad bike training in a major boost to the safety improvement program aimed at significantly reducing the number of deaths on rural properties across NSW. Farmers who complete an approved training course will also receive a free helmet – worth around $120 - suitable for use while they are riding their quad bikes. The changes announced today represent a further saving to farmers of up to $230.

SafeWork NSW has partnered with Tocal College to deliver up to 100 training events in regional and remote areas across NSW. From 8 May, free training will also be available through authorised Registered Training Organisations. Previously, farmers attending an approved training course (costing up to $510) received a rebate of $310.

Upcoming dates:
Hay 14 June 2017
Yanco 28 June 2017
Wagga 19 June 2017

To be eligible you need to be:
• a person operating an agricultural business registered in NSW or
• someone working for a person operating an agricultural business registered in NSW

Visit http://www.tocal.nsw.edu.au/courses/nsw-quad-bike-safety-improvement-program to see if you are eligble, to find more information, and to register, or contact: Kim Griffiths Tocal Agricultural Centre Paterson NSW 2421 Phone: 02 4939 8881 Email: kim.griffiths@dpi.nsw.gov.au www.tocal.nsw.edu.au;

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