Workplace training and safety blog

Posted in Chemical

Online chemical course for the Northern Territory cattle industry

This course is for cattle producers in the Northern Territory Cattle industry. Station workers that use agricultural chemicals like 1080 Doggone dry baits, wet baits and ‘pour-ons’ for tick control in live export.  The pests are wild dogs, pigs, cattle tick and weeds. This course will prepare NT pastoralist…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Wet roads and water crossings beware

Water crossing can be pretty dangerous, the strength of the water pushing against the car can wash it off the road or crossing.  This can be dangerous, however a few hints may help you cross water safely, but beware if you are worried do not cross the river or water.  See video.  Advice given by James…

Posted in Chemical

Gamba grass

Gamba grass, Darwins worst weed or most destructive weed due to fire and its spread.  Fast growing and furious a bit like the 1 minute video, this is an artistic combination of weed control, Mad max and Pulp fiction rolled into Darwins worst weed, Gamba grass hell.Another take on Gamba grass, both videos…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Car battery can fail

If your car battery is old and what I mean by old is greater than two (2) years old, it may fail very soon.  Most batteries for 4WD vehicles or Toyota 4x4 vehicles usually last 2 years in the Top End of the Northern Territory.    The battery terminal may have blue powder or corrosion, this can be caused…