AS RECENTLYoutlined in the NSW Budget, $2 million has been set aside for the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program. Theis made up of a series of regional training events and about$1.5 million for quad bike safety rebates.
The rebate program offers up to $500 for small farming businesses in NSW for purchasing one or a combination of the eligible four safety solutions. These include:
Up to $310 toward the cost of quad bike training at existing registered training organisationsin NSW.Up to $250 towards the purchase of either the Quadbaroperator protective device (OPD) or Lifeguard OPD.Up to $500 to purchase a side-by-side vehicle.Up to $45 to purchase a helmet compliant with NZS 8600:2002, AS/NZS 1698:2006 and/or UNECE22.05.In addition, each worker of qualifying businesses can access the rebate program for training and purchasing of one suitable helmet.There are up to 6530 distinct rebates available, with a maximum rebated amount applicable for each safety solution.
Farmers must attend an eligible educative interaction with SafeWork NSW before purchasing the safety solutions to qualify for the rebates, similar to the small business rebate program. Eligible educative interactions are specific events operated or supported by SafeWork NSW including Farm Safety Days, Agricultural Field Days and Safety Advisory Visits conducted by SafeWork NSW officers.
NSW Farmers has been successful in securing the role as the rebate program’s administrator, which meanswe will be performing the processing of incoming applications.Details of the regional training events will be announced by SafeWork NSW once they are finalised.
Visit 梧桐夜网nswfarmers.org419论坛/nsw-quad-bike-safety-improvement-programBy RICHARD CHAMEN, NSW Farmers Industrial Relations chairmanThis story Administrator ready to work first appeared on Nanjing Night Net.