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Posted in Chemical, Safety

Chemical Accreditation NT

Do you work in the horticulture, landscape or cattle industry? Do you use chemicals like herbicides, or insecticides?  If your answer is yes then this course is for you.  This two (2) day course is referred to as ‘AusChem’ and is valid for 5 years.  The re-fresher course is one (1) day and the…

Posted in Safety, Chemical

Chemical training for Vietnamese farmers

Being Vietnamese in a remote area, my English was poor and I relied on my children to translate for me. However, James made it possible for me to complete the course by myself as he hired a Vietnamese translator. James would explain a procedure or concept, then have it translated into Vietnamese…

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…