We have listened to your feedback on the Safer farms website and have made some changes which will go live tomorrow on Wednesday 15 June.
The ‘Make a plan’ function is changing to be a more practical resource for managing risks on farm. The new plan will take you to a personalised dashboard based on the information you enter about your farm. The dashboard has a risk register, an emergency plan and an incident register that you can use and maintain.
Some of the resources in your dashboard will be pre-populated with your information. But you will still need to do some thinking about how you are going to manage your farm risks and the actions you need to take. You don’t have to complete everything at once. You can do it a bit at a time, coming back as many times as you want.
If you have been working through the old card system, your information will no longer be visible and you will need to start again. While not ideal, you will find the new plan is far more practical and user friendly.
Health and safety is an ongoing commitment. You need to actively engage your staff, family, friends, contractors and any other visitors to your farm to keep them aware of the risks on farm.