People Gauge
Workplace 360

Health, safety and wellbeing

The goal here is to ensure employees are involved in eliminating or managing all hazards on the farm, they have a balanced lifestyle, and health checks are conducted.

There are 23 questions in this pillar

1

1. Basic workplace conditions are met (e.g. toilet, access to water, shelter for break)

Required resources:

Observation of facilities as easily accessible by employees

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2

2. Emergency procedures are visible and each employee is trained in the implementation

Required resources:

Copy of procedures

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3

3. Critical risks for the farm have been identified with all staff, and a plan is in place to address them

Required resources:

Copy of procedures

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4

4. There is a current and active risk register

Required resources:

Copy of risk register

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5

5. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is used by all staff whenever the task requires it

Required resources:

Observation of employees with PPE

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6

6. Housing meets minimum requirements as per checklist

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Policy and plan

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7

7. All staff have time and energy for at least one regular off-farm activity

Required resources:

Staff interviews

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8

8. Signed health and safety policy statement is available

Required resources:

Displayed signed policy

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9

9. Accident reporting procedure is in place

Required resources:

Copy of accident records

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10

10. All of my team has training meetings at least monthly on health and safety issues and risks on the farm. This ensures the safety of all people who work, live on or visit the farm

Required resources:

Meeting records

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11

11. All new employees undergo a health and safety induction

Required resources:

Staff file/copy of induction

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12

12. Hearing, lung, skin and vision monitoring for identified risks

Required resources:

Report on testing

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13

13. Personal wellbeing has been discussed with team members (e.g. you can use the wellbeing pages from the DairyNZ Farm fitness checklist for this)

Required resources:

Staff interviews, DairyNZ Farm fitness checklist

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14

14. Health and safety manual has been reviewed in the last 12 months

Required resources:

Date on policy

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15

15. All employees are engaged with health and safety on farm, and actively contribute to the plan on farm

Required resources:

Meeting minutes

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16

16. Health and safety is discussed at management level, with farm owners and governance

Required resources:

Meeting minutes

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17

17. The farm has an actively implemented drug and alcohol policy

Required resources:

Date on policy/testing records

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18

18. Manager has training in health and safety

Required resources:

Training records

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19

19. Return-to-work plan and procedures are in place and discussed with all employees

Required resources:

Written plan or employee interviews

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20

20. There have been no work days lost from accident or injury during the last 12 months

Required resources:

Accident register

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21

21. Initiatives for health and safety are currently underway

Required resources:

Meeting records, plans underway

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22

22. Maintenance checks for machinery/equipment are carried out according to manufacturers recommendations

Required resources:

Maintenance records

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23

23. Wellness testing for employees (e.g. blood pressure, glucose etc)

Required resources:

Records of testing

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Before you start

Please have these documents ready as you progress with the assessment.