Agriculture: Nursery and floriculture
These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the nursery and floriculture production industry, as shown by injury claims. This includes nursery production, turf growing, and floriculture production.
WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.
Hazards and Solutions
- Hazard 1 Manual handling (eg lifting plant trays and pots pushing and pulling equipment)
- Hazard 2 Using tools and equipment
- Hazard 3 Using tractors and other plant
- Hazard 4 Wet slippery and uneven ground