All Ontario farms with paid employees, even short duration seasonal workers, have specific legal requirements for health and safety. Our Farm Safety Starter Kit puts you on the path to meeting these requirements. Every farm operation is unique. There may be other items you consider important to post or that you may be required to post due to special regulations.
"Go-to" guides included in this kit: These plain language resources help you understand your requirements and responsibilities. Keep these handy for reference.
- A Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act for Farming Operations has been prepared to assist workplace parties on a farming operation to understand their rights and duties under the (OHSA) and its applicable regulations.
- A Guide for Health and Safety Representatives and Joint Health and Safety Committees on Farming Operations assists employers, workers, and others on farming operations who may have duties under the OHSA.
Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines for Farming Operations in Ontario - these guidelines provide general information to employers, supervisors and workers to help them identify specific hazards and dangerous situations.
This is a printed guide.