How to Run Farm Safety Meetings

How to Run Farm Safety Meetings

Work health and safety legislation requires farms to consult and cooperate with personnel, and to provide information and instruction necessary to protect personnel from risks to their health and safety arising from the farm’s work. One of the ways ProcessWorx’...
Improve Farm Safety Using Journey Management

Improve Farm Safety Using Journey Management

Long-distance driving is a safety hazard that can be required in many industries including farming and agriculture. When it comes to ‘commercial vehicle’ drivers’ (long-haul truck drivers), the legislation is specific and clear regarding work times and fatigue...
Do Employees Have the Right to Disconnect?

Do Employees Have the Right to Disconnect?

The Victorian Police have recently introduced a ‘right to disconnect’ clause into their enterprise agreement to limit unnecessary contact with employees outside their working hours. This clause states that managers and supervisors can only contact employees outside of...
Do you have a social media use policy?

Do you have a social media use policy?

Recent Fair Work commission cases have demonstrated how important it is for organisations to have a social media policy to reduce uncertainty around acceptable use. An updated well distributed social media use policy can protect your organisation if your employees...
The role of a support person in HR Meetings

The role of a support person in HR Meetings

When do you need a support person in an HR meeting? Employees should be allowed to bring a support person to any formal meeting relating to their employment including disciplinary, termination, or workplace investigation meetings. Most commonly employees will bring a...
Testing and Tagging Electrical Equipment on Farms

Testing and Tagging Electrical Equipment on Farms

Work health and safety legislation is rather unspecific regarding the testing and tagging of electrical equipment. Although there are some specific requirements for construction and demolition sites, for farms the requirement is for farm owners and managers to ensure...
4 Top Tips for Farm HR & Safety

4 Top Tips for Farm HR & Safety

For six years ProcessWorx has been helping Farmers with their HR and Safety. This experience in the agricultural space has given us the understanding to help you with your HR and Safety problems effectively. From piggeries to wineries, we have experience providing...
Top 5 Tips for Managing People for Business Owners

Top 5 Tips for Managing People for Business Owners

Managers account for at least 70% of the variance in team engagement and heavily influence employee wellbeing. How do you create a work environment where your team members feel empowered, productive, and engaged? Managing your emotion – have someone you can talk to...
HR Record Keeping 101

HR Record Keeping 101

HR is notorious for its paperwork, which is often off-putting for smaller companies without internal HR departments to manage their records. So what records do need to be kept for employers to be compliant? Under the Fair Work Act 2009, employers are required to keep...
Seeding with a Fresh Look at Safety

Seeding with a Fresh Look at Safety

With seeding about to commence, let’s have a quick look at safety on your farm. Farm owners and managers are always balancing their time and resources across many different disciplines, including business administration, accounting, agronomy, mechanics, employees,...

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