Introducing the Farming and Agricultural Safety Management System, the comprehensive solution to your farm’s safety needs. Our system includes an Industry Policy and Procedures Induction Manual, a WHS Diary, and Task and Equipment specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS). With two years of update coverage and customisation to your business, our system is delivered in Microsoft Word format for easy editing.
The farming and agricultural industry has many hazards and risks that can pose a danger to the health and safety of workers. Our system is designed to help you manage these risks by providing you with a set of policies, procedures, and documents that will help you create a safer workplace. Our system is specifically designed for the farming and agricultural industry, and it covers all aspects of farm safety, including machinery and equipment, chemicals and hazardous substances, and manual handling.
The Industry Policy and Procedures Induction Manual is a comprehensive guide that outlines the policies and procedures that you need to implement to ensure the safety of your workers. It covers a wide range of topics, including hazard identification and risk assessment, emergency procedures, and incident reporting. Our manual is easy to read and understand, and it is designed to help you create a culture of safety in your workplace.
The Policy and Procedures Manual for the Farming and Agricultural Work Health and Safety Management System has updated procedures for various aspects of work health and safety, including:
- Management of Health and Safety Risks
- General Tools and Equipment
- Drugs and Alcohol
- Company Vehicle Use
- Private Vehicle Use for Work Purposes
- Company Provided Mobile Phone Use
- Managing Noise and the Prevention of Hearing Loss
- Internet and Email Use
- Emergency Procedures
- First Aid Procedures
- First Aid Kit Checklist
- Hazardous Substances
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Social Functions
- Slips Trips and Falls
- Work at Heights
- Sun Protection
- Managing Workplace Conflict
- Workplace Hazard Identification Inspections
- Incident Reporting
- Manual Handling & Hazardous Manual Tasks
- Fatigue Management
- Company and Personnel Privacy
- and more.
The WHS Diary is a tool that will help you keep track of your safety activities and ensure that you are meeting your legal obligations. It includes a calendar of events and tasks, as well as checklists and templates for documenting incidents, hazards, and risks. Our diary is designed to be used by all workers on the farm, and it will help you stay organised and on top of your safety responsibilities.
The WHS Diary Records Manual is a compilation of forms for any area of your safety compliance that needs to be recorded, which includes forms such as:
- Incident Report Form
- Hazard Identification Form
- Risk Assessment Form
- Toolbox Talk Sign-In Sheet
- Training Record Form
- Safety Inspection Form
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Checklist
- Fire Safety Checklist
- Emergency Evacuation Plan
- First Aid Report Form
- Injury and Illness Record Form
- Chemical Register Form
- Safety Meeting Minutes Form
- Work Permit Form
- Equipment Inspection Form
- Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Form
- Safety Observation Report Form
- Confined Space Entry Permit Form
- Lockout/Tagout Form
- Safety Audit Checklist
As part of the Farming and Agricultural Work Health and Safety Management System, we offer 30 industry-specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) that are specifically selected by you.
Task and Equipment specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are an essential part of any farm’s safety management system. Our SWMS are designed to help you identify the hazards and risks associated with specific tasks and equipment, and they provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to complete the task safely. Our SWMS are easy to understand and use, and they are tailored to the specific needs of your farm.
Our system also includes two years of update coverage, which means that you will receive updates and revisions to the policies, procedures, and documents as they become available. This ensures that your safety management system is always up-to-date and reflects the latest industry standards and regulations.
In addition, our system is customised to your business, with your company logo and details added to all of the documents. This ensures that the system is unique to your farm and helps to create a sense of ownership among your workers.
Our system is delivered in Microsoft Word format for easy editing, which means that you can customise the documents to suit your specific needs. You can add your own policies and procedures, and you can edit the SWMS to reflect the specific hazards and risks on your farm. This flexibility makes our system an ideal solution for any farming and agricultural business.
In conclusion, the Farming and Agricultural Safety Management System is a comprehensive solution that will help you manage the risks and hazards associated with farming and agriculture. Our system includes an Industry Policy and Procedures Induction Manual, a WHS Diary, and Task and Equipment specific Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS). With two years of update coverage and customisation to your business, our system is delivered in Microsoft Word format for easy editing. By implementing our system, you will create a safer workplace for your workers and ensure that you are meeting your legal obligations.
Ordering and Delivery
Delivery time is 7-10 business days. However if your order is urgent you may select express delivery during checkout and we’ll have your package to you within 3-5 business days.
Gary’s Safety Tips
Hey everyone, it’s great to be here talking about an important topic that affects many people around the world: Risks, Hazards, and Safety when working in farming and agriculture. As someone who grew up in a rural area and has a deep appreciation for the hard work that goes into producing our food, I understand the unique challenges that come with this industry.
Let’s face it, farming and agriculture are tough businesses. They require long hours, hard physical labour, and a dedication to the land that few other industries can match. But with those challenges come some serious risks and hazards that need to be addressed in order to ensure the safety of everyone involved.
One of the biggest risks in farming and agriculture is the use of heavy machinery. From tractors to combines to balers, these machines are essential to modern farming, but they can also be incredibly dangerous if not used properly. It’s important for everyone who works with these machines to receive proper training and follow safety protocols to prevent accidents and injuries.
Another risk in farming and agriculture is exposure to chemicals and pesticides. These substances are often necessary to control pests and diseases that can decimate crops, but they can also be harmful to humans and the environment. Farmers need to be aware of the risks associated with these chemicals and take steps to minimise exposure, such as wearing protective gear and following proper application procedures.
In addition to these specific risks, there are also hazards that are common to all industries. Things like falls, fires, and electrical hazards can happen on any farm or agricultural operation, and it’s important for everyone to be aware of these risks and take steps to prevent them.
So how do we address these risks and hazards and ensure the safety of everyone involved in farming and agriculture? It starts with education and training. Everyone who works in this industry needs to be aware of the risks they face and how to mitigate them. This means providing training on how to use machinery safely, how to handle chemicals and pesticides, and how to prevent common hazards.
It’s also important to have proper safety equipment and procedures in place. This can include things like safety guards on machinery, fire suppression systems in buildings, and personal protective equipment for workers. By having these systems in place, we can help prevent accidents and injuries from occurring in the first place.
But even with the best training and safety procedures in place, accidents can still happen. That’s why it’s important to have emergency response plans in place. Everyone who works on a farm or agricultural operation should know what to do in the event of an emergency, whether it’s a machinery accident, a chemical spill, or a fire. By having a plan in place, we can minimise the damage and keep everyone safe.
Finally, it’s important for all of us to support the farmers and agricultural workers who produce our food. These men and women work tirelessly to provide us with the fruits, vegetables, and meats that we need to survive, and they often do so under challenging conditions. By supporting local farmers, buying organic and sustainably produced food, and advocating for fair labour practices, we can help ensure that the people who produce our food are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve.
In conclusion, working in farming and agriculture comes with its fair share of risks and hazards, but by taking the right precautions and being prepared, we can help minimise those risks and ensure the safety of everyone involved. Remember, it’s up to all of us to support this vital industry and the people who make it possible. Let’s do our part to keep everyone safe and healthy, both on and off the farm.