The main benefits include:

  • A course for Farm & Estate Managers, Supervisors and Employees who want to be safe at work. It's time to invest in your safety and well-being. Let's go home safe today.

  • Access to 8 video modules and a quiz with an approximate completion time of 1 hour and 20 minutes

  • A unique 3D farm experience which immerses you into the farm as you look for hazards

  • A reduction in workplace accidents and harm to your staff - improve morale and productivity

  • Prevent costly insurance premium increases

  • Be ready for when the HSE Inspector calls and minimise the risk of prosecution, fines or even imprisonment

  • Learn the principles of the HSE publication "What a Good Farm Looks Like"

  • Show your committment to your staff and invest in their health and safety

What to expect from this course

During the course you will  gain valuable insight and useful information relating  to health and safety on Farms & Estates. 

You will go away with a good working knowledge of the following:

  • An overview of the requirements of Health & Safety Legislation from around the world.
  • Accident statistics relating to the sector.
  • Common hazards and how to control them including:
    • Vehicles & machinery.
    • Falls from height and falling objects.
    • Child safety in agriculture.
    • Safety around animals & animal diseases.
    • Electricity & overhead powerlines.
    • Noise & vibration.
    • Pesticides & chemical safety.
    • Chainsaws.
    • PPE.
    • Shooting safely.
    • Personal safety.
    • Fire safety & first aid.
    • Occupational health & stress.

Your Instructor for the course

Richard is a Director of Risk and Safety Compliance Services Ltd. He has worked in health and safety / risk management for over 25 years and has extensive experience in the Agricultural and Landed Estate sectors. Richard currently works with some renowned farms and estates throughout the UK and provides practical, pragmatic advice and assistance enabling organisations to operate effectively whilst ensuring that their most valuable asset, their people, are as safe as possible at work. Richard holds the NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, the BTEC National Diploma in Environmental Health and is also a Lead Auditor for ISO 45001. Richard served in the British Army for 15 years in the Royal Army Medical Corps, where he achieved the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2. Richard has worked as a Government Health and Safety Advisor in the UK and New Zealand and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his training courses.

Richard Wade

Instructor

What Other Students Wanted to Know

  • Who is this course for?

    This course is for Farm and Estate Managers, Supervisors and Employees. There will be lots of information relevant to each group.

  • What does the course contain?

    The course contains informative videos, quizes, powerpoint presentations with voice over and an interactive experience on our virtual farm.

  • How much time do I have to complete the course?

    There are no time limits, you can go as fast or as slow as you wish.

  • Will I receive a course certificate?

    Yes, every successful student will receive a course certificate of attendance.

  • What are the benefits of this course?

    The main benefit to all students is an increased awareness of the hazards associated with Farms and Estates. This will enable you to remain safe at work.

  • Is this course just for UK students?

    No, this course is suitable for Farm and Estate workers from around the world. The common causes of accidents on Farms and Estates are the same the world over.

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