The message of on-farm safety will be shared through a different medium next month - dance.
Agriculture safety crusader Alex Thomas will lead p to 300 young grain farmers in a dance to raise safety awareness as part of a national conference in Adelaide next month.
The 'Safety Dance' - set to the Bee Gees' Staying Alive - is the latest in a long line of initiatives the Adelaide Hills resident has set in motion since winning a $20,000 grant through SafeWork SA's Augusta Zadow Award in 2018.
"It's about setting fire to the underwhelming stereotype that safety has to be boring, reactive and uninspiring," Ms Thomas said.
"Choreographing this big safety dance at the Innovation Generation conference during Farm Safety Week, I want to shake this narrative up and lead people in that room to have more proactive conversations about safety.
"I'm testing different activities with a view to scale them across Australia and eventually across the world. I want to start a global conversation on the importance of health, safety and wellbeing in rural communities."
A pastoralist's daughter, Ms Thomas was also the SA winner of the AgriFutures Rural Women's Award in 2018 and has used the two awards as a springboard to success.
She now runs two businesses - #PlantASeedForSafety and Alex Thomas Pty Ltd.
The work under her own name ranges from public speaking to workshop facilitation, through to consulting for medium to large organisations, helping them rethink safety policies and procedures by using a people-based approach to generating safer outcomes.
The #PlantASeedForSafety initiative started by profiling more than 70 rural women from Australia and New Zealand and now has a social media following of more than 10,000 people.
"#PlantASeedForSafety has rural social change as its core - spinning yarns to save lives," Ms Thomas said.
"It's about putting health, safety and wellbeing front of mind in rural communities and in particular, empowering rural women and other community influencers to lead that conversation."
#PlantASeedForSafety also has a sub-brand called 'Save a life, listen to your wife', which featured at an event for 70 rural women in the Adelaide Hills last week.
Alex was this month also recognised at InDaily's 40 Under 40 Awards at a gala event recognising the state's emerging young leaders.
She says women have a 'unique value proposition' within rural communities.
"They're the closest other person to the work, they're experts in the people around them and they know how to influence change," she said.
"Rural women are also key decision-makers in their businesses, industries and communities ... they're naturally more risk averse, and everyone knows that if he gets hurt - the buck stops with her.
"They're barometers for the health, safety and wellbeing of those around them, and often, they inherit the farm safety piece - even if they haven't been supported to step beyond policies and procedures, and to take a practical, risk-based approach to saving lives.
"It's about giving them the tools to have more effective conversations about health and safety with their loved ones and the broader community."
Run by SafeWork SA, the Augusta Zadow Awards have granted more than $350,000 to safety initiatives since 2005.
Health and safety initiatives supporting young workers and women in the workplace can apply for up to $25,000 in grant funding through the 2023 Augusta Zadow Awards.
Nominations for this year's awards are open until July 31.
Ms Thomas says the $20,000 she received in 2018 through the Augusta Zadow Awards was crucial to keeping her business afloat in the early days.
"The reality is that when you're self-employed and you're on a mission for change, then you need support to do that," she said.
"Without the support of SafeWork SA I wouldn't have had the autonomy or the backing to get it off the ground."
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