Award Presented at the Farmsafe WA Alliance 14th Annual General
We are pleased to announce that this year's winner of the
Farmsafe WA 2008 Farmer Safety Award was Rod Birch from Catalina
Thanks to sponsorship provided by CSBP, Rod received his trophy,
prize money and St John Ambulance first aid kit at the Farmsafe WA
Alliance Annual General Meeting held at the Rose and Crown, 30th
Rod and his wife, Shelley, crop wheat, canola and lupins at
their farm 30km southeast of Coorow. They strive to adopt a safety
culture and encourage safe management systems on their farm. As
well as implementing a quality assurance program for their entire
business (which includes farm safety) they have also demonstrated
their commitment to safety by holding the Farmsafe Managing Farm
Safety Course, Free on-farm advisory service as well as a grains
As part of his speech, Rod Birch said "it's great to be
recognised for doing something we consider ultimately to be common
sense and good business practice and I sincerely thank Farmsafe WA
and CSBP for their commitment.
Ben Sudlow, CSBP Sales and Marketing Manager, presented the
award to Rod and reiterated the importance of safety and that CSBP
has a strong safety focus towards its customers and staff.
Michelle Taylor, Executive Officer, said that the Farmsafe WA
Alliance committee members were impressed with the calibre of Rod's
application and thought his attitude towards safety was
Congratulations Rod Birch!
Thank you CSBP for your support and
sponsorship of the award!