Farmers for Farm Safety Ltd (FFS) is an independent advisory health & safety service promoting the first priority in farming “to take all practicable steps to prevent farmers and farm employees from losing their career, lifestyle, family member, friend or financial security”.
FFS Ltd has the qualifications to advise on the legislative requirements of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, and is experienced in injury causation/prevention within the Dairying, Sheep, Cattle, Deer and Mixed Cropping industries. FFS Ltd supports farmers with the knowledge and specialist expertise gained through a background in farm ownership, on-farm research and extensive training in health and safety practices.
This is a robust service which is confidential, non judgmental, extremely
affordable and a must for all employers. FFS Ltd has a vast and varied client base encompassing sole operators through to large corporate farming companies. Client farms /companies run 2,500 to 38,000 stock units and 340 to in excess of 11,000 dairy cows employing 1 to 55 staff. FFS Ltd services also encompass agricultural contractors and mixed cropping farms.
A number of factors set Farmers for Farm Safety Ltd (FFS) specialist farm Advisory Service apart from others in farm safety solutions:
The complete on-farm Health & Safety package – hazard register specific to your farm/s, Health & Safety policy, employer interaction and assistance regarding legislative responsibilities, group interaction with staff on their responsibility to the employer and to themselves, quality safety merchandise to clients only (at competitive prices)
FFS visits the farmer on-farm - this service is confidential and non-judgemental
Extremely affordable to all categories of farming due to low company overheads
Written in a farmer’s language which is easy to understand and implement providing a tremendous staff training resource and employer referral for employment agreements
Of major importance - Your on-farm consultant, company director D’Arcy Palmer is a qualified and experienced on-farm injury prevention specialist and founder of Farmers for Farm Safety Ltd >more...
FFS is PASSIONATE about its safety advisory role to farming families and their farming staff, this is not just a job but a service to those involved in New Zealand Agriculture