NSW farmers and workers are encouraged to gain valuable quad bike safety skills through the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) Tocal College as part of the NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.
Courses will run at Oxley Island Wednesday, March 21 and at Gloucester on Thursday, March 22.
In partnership with SafeWork NSW subsidised accredited training courses are offered to eligible farmers and farm workers to build their skills and capabilities to safely operate quad bikes on farms.
The one-day practical course will assist participants to safely and effectively operate four wheel motor bikes and to carry out routine checks and maintenance.
All eligible participants also receive a free helmet.
These courses are part of the SafeWork NSW state-wide safety improvement program aimed to reduce the high rates of death and injury through quad bike accidents that have devastating effects on families and communities.
Quad bikes will be provided for each participant during the training.
Topics to be covered are:
To see if you are eligible or to register for the quad bike safety training, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au
For more information contact Kim Griffiths at the Tocal Agricultural Centre on 4939 8881 by email Kim.Griffiths@dpi.nsw.gov.au
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