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Posted in Chemical, Safety

Vietnamese Chemical Training

I am a Vietnamese farmer located in Lambells Lagoon, NT. I did a chemical course with James back in 2014. I wanted to do this course to make sure I was conducting my farming business correctly and that the produce I sold was of high quality. Additionally, I wanted to be able to hold licenses to buy chemicals…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Driving a 4x4 in the NT

My name is Lucy and I completed a 4x4 course with Train Safe NT 21 - 22 March and I just wanted to let you know that I found your course extremely helpful!During the Easter weekend I was driving from Darwin to Katherine via Jabiru and I used your practical skills to get out of some sticky situations!…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Snatch straps can be dangerous

Sadly a woman was killed using a snatch strap to recover a bogged vehicle, the snatch strap was attached to the tow ball and it sheared off and flew back through the windscreen, crushing her throat.  This fatal accident occurred in Western Australia in 2011.  The risks associated with snatch straps are…

Posted in Chainsaw, Safety

Chainsaws and footy players

The cut on AFL star Brent Harvey's left knee is a stark reminder that chainsaws can be very dangerous. Harvey did not even need stitches at the weekend after accidentally cutting himself while using a friend's chainsaw.  The North Melbourne veteran had nearly finished cleaning up at home after…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Buffalo on Darwin roads

The best aspects of a defensive driver course was the emergency breaking. Driving a four wheel drive vehicle along a dirt road can be pretty dangerous especially when there are buffalos, pigs, donkeys and horses roaming the bush. So learning how to break is very important even more so in a 4WD due…