The RIPPER II initiative lies within the education component of Farmsafe Australia’s Child Safety on Farms Program.
Ripper II - Growing kids on farms is an education resource for primary schools, providing teachers with evidence-based safety content and learning activities linked to the primary school curriculum of every Australian state and territory.
RIPPER II aims to provide teachers with ideas and resources to focus on / promote reputable farm safety content aligned the curricula, within the context of learning about farm life and farm environments. In particular, the resource provides teachers with: A background section highlighting evidence-base on injury causes and recommended interventions for child safety on farms.
Thanks to this latest sponsorship by Cargill for a revised 2008 edition, we are continuing toward our objective for every teacher to have knowledge of and ready access to this important farm safety education resource. We hope teachers, parents and other educators alike, will find the resource helpful in teaching primary age children about farms and farm safety.
RIPPER II: Growing Kids on Farms can be downloaded (*8MB) or is available in CD version, by contacting the Australian Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety on 02 6752 8210 or at