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Putting Safety First – New Augmented Reality Guide for Sugarcane Farmers

Wednesday 20, Nov 2019

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Putting Safety First – New Augmented Reality Guide for Sugarcane Farmers, Safe-T-Bulletin, NSCA Foundation's news updatePro-Visual Publishing in conjunction with CANEGROWERS has proudly released their latest edition of the Augmented Reality (AR) Sugarcane Industry Guide to Safety 2019/20, distributed free of charge Australia wide.

The 1m x 1m wall-mountable Guide is a digitally interactive resource, designed to be displayed year-round and in an easily accessible position to view regularly.

Considering the number of machinery incidents and quad bike rollovers, it is more important than ever to ensure safety is at the forefront of sugarcane worker’s minds. Not only this, working in the industry means exposure to chemicals from pesticides, which can cause health concerns. Implementing safe work plans and procedures is imperative in establishing a safe work environment and maintaining workers’ health and safety.

Together Pro-Visual Publishing and CANEGROWERS have carefully selected topics that address issues pertinent to the industry in regards to health and safety, which include:

  • Smartcane BMP.
  • Spray Drift Management.
  • Hazardous Chemicals.
  • Machinery Safety.

As mentioned, the Guide features AR, a digitised feature aimed at enhancing engagement and offers an aspect of interactivity. By simply downloading the free Pro-Vis AR app and scanning over any AR capable content, sugarcane workers can access further safety information straight to their smart device, for example, videos and PDF files.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Sugarcane Industry Guide to Safety 2019/20. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health and safety, food safety and hygiene and wellbeing information resource guides. Each guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email or visit

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or

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