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This is the Point for Downloading the Order Form and Information Flyer for the

Shearing Shed Safety Signage Kit (SSSSK)

WA shed owners can order their Kits directly from tThe Western Australian Shearing Industry Association (WASIA) by downloading the Information Flyer/Order Form and returning it to Vikki Gates, WASIA Executive Officer as per the details on the Order Form.

This is an initiative of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and WASIA to help ensure that your shed is a safe and
attractive workplace for your staff and visitors!

  • AWI is making available a shed safety signage kit for woolsheds, which includes
    36 safety signs (22 different signs).
  • The signs are printed on UV-stabilised polypropylene for durability, with
    pre-drilled holes for easy installation. The kit also includes guidance notes
    to assist in the proper location and installation of these signs.
  • Developed and produced by the WA Shearing Industry Association (WASIA),
    with support from AWI, the kit meets legislative requirements in ALL states.
  • AWI is making the kit available to woolgrowers at the handling and postage cost
    of $25 (including GST) per kit.

The signs included in each kit include:

• Exit
• Emergency Assembly Point
• Authorised Entry Only – Visitors Report to Shed Supervisor / Children Must be
• Fire Extinguisher
• Caution Slippery When Wet
• Barrier Required When Not Loading
• Watch Your Step
• How to Avoid Workplace Injuries & Improve Team Efficiency
• Mind Your Head
• Emergency Contact and Evacuation Map
• Substantial Footwear Required/No Bare Feet
• No Smoking
• Warning – Wool Press Operating
• Eye and Hearing Protection Must be Worn in This Area
• Do Not Drink
• Male and Female Toilet(s)
• Emergency Stop (for overhead driveshaft shearing plant)
• Keep Clear
• No Food or Drink in this Area
• Do Not Start (for use to “isolate” faulty equipment in the workplace, such as
un-guarded grinders)
• First Aid

For further details, contact

Vikki Gates, WASIA Executive Officer

Mob: 0427 552 224


Email Vikki at wasia@iinet.net.au





Updated 15/3/13