New Paperless Training Functionality is now available

Zero Harm Farm would like to proudly introduce the new training module. The new module allows farmers to assign employees directly to their farm, once these employees have been added, the farm manger or owner can then assign training to each individual employee. For the first time Farmers and Employees can directly interact with each […]

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Timaru construction firm fined after worker injured in 2.9m fall – what “working at heights” hazards are there on your farm?

Timaru construction firm fined after worker injured in 2.9m fall 12 September 2016 The importance of training and hazard management while working at height has been highlighted at a Timaru District Court sentencing today. Timaru company Rickie Shore Building Limited was fined $34,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $16,000 after pleading guilty to one […]

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Machinery Maintenance, are you doing your bit?

Today the importance of workplace machinery was highlighted by WorkSafe. In a new precedent Lyttelton Port, a company was fined $75,000 for not ensuring that machinery was maintained to the manufactures instructions. WorkSafe’s Chief inspector, Keith Stewart said after the sentencing that any company to use machinery at their workplace must ensure the machinery is […]

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Worksafe – A way of thinking

As many of you may be aware, identifying farm hazards is an important step for farm safety. However equally as important is to create a record of good health and safety practices. Worksafe are looking for a farmer who has an active management plan in place, one who’s done their homework and continues to actively […]

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Free onsite visits coming to your farm

Hello, With the continuing growth of Zero Harm Farm, we are pleased to announce a new service which will be launched later this week for free. Zero Harm Farm will be providing a free site visit to all farms registered on our system. These site visits are aimed to provide friendly assistance about health and […]

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Keep Safe, Keep Farming new guide

Hello once again, “Health and safety on the workplace is not solely the farmers responsibility, everyone needs to stand up and be responsible: health and safety does not happen without the boss and everyone jumping on the band wagon.” Yes, you say to yourself, I’ve heard it all before – however farm safety is not […]

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Zero Harm Farm just got even better!

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has been using the system in the last month. Zero Harm Farm continues to gain traction with new farmers and contractors joining daily. Your input has been profoundly important to us as we continue to develop and shape the product to cater for […]

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Farm safety doesn’t need to be hard, think smart!

Safety is critically important, however farmers are frequently in a rush, taking chances when they are tired and are often hard-pushed to meet deadlines – not rare occurrences in peak season. “Safety is just so important,” says Kris Bateman, who helped organize a recent farm safety meeting “But we have to keep working at it, […]

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Innovative New App Wins Innovation Award at Waimumu Field Day.

SOUTHERN RURAL LIFE – Article February 24th 2016. FARM INVENTION AWARDS App wraps up health and safety A mobile phone application that manages health and safety requirements on farms has won the 2016 Southern Rural Life Farm Invention Awards. NICOLE SHARP reports. Farm safety application Zero Harm Farm has proved successful for founder and director […]

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