Sugarcane Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17 – Released

SugarcaneBy Law, a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) has the primary duty and obligation to establish and maintain a safe work environment for all workers in the sugarcane industry. Pro-Visual Publishing, with the support of the National Safety Council of Australia Foundation, has launched the Sugarcane Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17, the first of it’s kind.

The aim of this Guide is to educate cane farmers of the importance of health and safety within the sugarcane industry. This will assist cane farmers in abiding by their legal duties and ensuring they are creating a safe work environment with reasonable instructions for their workers.

Additional areas this Guide covers includes:

· Hazardous chemicals

· Electrical safety

· Machinery safety

It is essential that workers are aware of the health and safety risks they are exposed to in the sugarcane industry. With the Sugarcane Industry Guide to Safety 2016/17 displayed, workers will feel comfortable knowing they have essential, relevant and up-to-date information at hand to refer to when needed.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Sugarcane Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2016/17. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene, and wellbeing information resource guides. Each guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email or visit

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or

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