Saferfarms.org.nz

Risk Register Template

(PDF 74 KB)

View resource Close

Use this template to record all of the hazards on your farm, and the controls you have put in place for each one.

Download Risk Register Template

Safe use of quad bikes

(PDF 782 KB)

View resource Close

The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various quad bike hazards.

Download Safe use of quad bikes

Preventing slips, trips and falls on farms

(PDF 1.1 MB)

View resource Close

The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries by providing guidance on how to prevent slips, trips and falls on farms.

Download Preventing slips, trips and falls on farms

Choosing the right vehicle for the job

(PDF 40 KB)

View resource Close

This form will help chose the right vehicle most suited to your needs when purchasing a vehicle and the right vehicle for a situation when working on your farm

Download Choosing the right vehicle for the job

Safe use of two-wheeled motorbikes on farms

(PDF 1.6 MB)

View resource Close

The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various two-wheeled motorbike hazards.

Download Safe use of two-wheeled motorbikes on farms

Safe use of tractors on farms

(PDF 1.3 MB)

View resource Close

The purpose of these guidelines is to help reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical guidance on how to manage various tractor hazards.

Download Safe use of tractors on farms

Health and Safety Management Systems Information Sheet

(PDF 151 KB)

View resource Close

Farms are workplaces. Like all other workplaces, workplace health and safety laws apply and you need to have a health and safety management system in place.

Download Health and Safety Management Systems Information Sheet

Tractor Maintenance Checklist

(PDF 81 KB)

View resource Close

This file is a typical tractor maintenance checklist.

Download Tractor Maintenance Checklist

Above Ground Fuel Storage on Farms

(PDF 2 MB)

View resource Close

This good practice guide will help farmers comply with the health, safety and environmental laws for above ground fuel storage.

Download Above Ground Fuel Storage on Farms

Keep Safe, Keep Farming - Guide to building a heathy and safe farm

(PDF 2.5 MB)

View resource Close

This guide provides you with the information and tools you need to build a healthy and safe place to live and work.

Download Keep Safe, Keep Farming - Guide to building a heathy and safe farm

Safer Farms Self Assessment Table

(PDF 57 KB)

View resource Close

Use the table to assess where your farm sits on the health and safety scale. The table will show you what you need to do to achieve good practice.

Download Safer Farms Self Assessment Table

Case Study - Plan ahead to keep people safe

(PDF 1.4 MB)

View resource Close

After several near misses on his farm near Greymouth, farmer took action.

Download Case Study - Plan ahead to keep people safe

Key on farm risks

(PDF 42 KB)

View resource Close

Use this list to help you identify the potential risks on your farm and the injuries they may cause. This list can form part of your risk management planning.

Download Key on farm risks

Case study: changing the health and safety stories

(PDF 694 KB)

View resource Close

A fifth-generation dairy farmer, Taylor grew up around farmers taking risks and when he graduated from university and began farming, he took risks himself.

"When I was growing up, the onus for health and safety was 100 per cent on workers to keep themselves safe," he says.

Today, the farm has robust health and safety practices with the overarching focus being on engaging and communicating with workers around health and safety.

Download Case study: changing the health and safety stories

Need help getting started?

Start a plan to help make your farm healthier and safer. Keep safe, keep farming.

Create a 'my farm' plan Top

Sign up to our updates

Keep up to date with news, stats and the latest updates about farm safety.