Horticulture Safety Guide
The Horticultural Safety Guide is designed to help you improve Occupational Health and Safety on your property by teaching you how to control the hazards on your property and take the necessary steps to improve safety in the workplace.
The complete document consists of 6 sections. For ease of use and download purposes, the guide has been divided into download sections. Each section contains a number of checklists.
The Introduction section includes: Acknowledgements.
2. General Information
The General Information section includes: How to use this guide, Property Checklist, Legislation and Terms and Definitions.
3. Policies and Procedures
The Policies and Procedures section includes: Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control, Personal Protective Equipment, Consultation and Communication, Policies and Procedures, Induction and Training, Contractors and Seasonal Workers.
The Environment section includes: Amenities, Traffic, Working Environment and Child Safety.
- Amenities Checklist
- Child Safety Checklist
- Noise Checklist
- Traffic Checklist
- Working At Night Checklist
- Working Environment Checklist
- Working In Isolation Checklist
The Hazards section includes: Plant, Farm Chemicals, Manual Handling, Working at Heights, Electricity, Confined Spaces, Workshop, Pruning and Wine Bins.
6. Emergency Response
The Emergency Response section includes: Emergency Procedures, First Aid and Incident Reporting.
- Accident Investigation Report
- Accidents Incidents Register
- Emergency Contact List
- Emergency Procedures Checklist
- First Aid Checklist
- Incident Reporting Checklist