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HortCard Field Worker Farm Safety Induction

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  • HortCard

$20.00

The SafeFarm HortCard course by OTrain is a generic Safety Induction for field and seasonal workers involved in the fresh produce sector to help improve farm safety.

It covers a range of topics needed to allow you to work safely in a horticultural field environment as well as helping farmers, contractors and other employers to meet their legal obligations around employee induction and safety training.

A growing number of employers are insisting on staff having completed their HortCard training prior to be able to work on their farming operations.

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Course Description:

HortCard Farm Safety Induction Training for field workers

Because Farm Safety Matters. 


It is a generic Farm Safety Induction for Field and Seasonal Workers involved in the Fresh Produce Sector.

The course covers a range of topics needed to allow you to work safely in a farming and packhouse environment. It also helps farmers, contractors and other employers to meet their legal obligations around employee induction and safety training.

Farm Safety is the number one priority for most farmers, and it needs to be for you too.

If you work on a farm, or are thinking about working on a farm, your safety is paramount. This course has been designed to help protect you by making you aware of the risk and controls for safe farm operations.

A growing number of employers are insisting on staff having completed their HortCard Farm Safety Induction training prior to be able to work on their farming operations.

Topic Covered:

The HortCard Induction is presented in a Multimedia Style presentation and includes a professional voice narrative.

The course covers the following topics:-

  1. Farm Safety Awareness
  2. Sun Safety
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Machinery Safety
  5. Safe Lifting
  6. Rural Job Safety
  7. Emergency Response
  8. Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practice Basics
  9. COVID-19 Awareness
  10. Good Manners

Who should do this Course?

This course is ideal for anyone;

  • planning to work in the preparation, picking, packing or processing of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Sector,
  • wanting to better understand the risk associated with fresh produce,
  • who wants to improve their own safety and farm safety in general.

Time and Assessments:

This course will take approximately 60 minutes and includes a 10 questions assessment upon completion.

A pass mark of 80% is required and all participants who achieve the pass mark or more will be issued with a Certificate of Completion for their own records.

 

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