Farmer gives student safety briefing in a field© Cultura/Rex/Shutterstock
Farmers who take on staff to help them over the harvest period should make sure all workers are given a clear safety briefing before they start work. David Canty, consultant with Strutt & Parker and a specialist on health and safety issues, says it is vital to give an induction to harvest staff, who may be pushing themselves hard in terms of effort and hours working. This will help to protect workers and reduce the risk of accidents occurring in […]