R U HAY SAFE?

Make October 25 the day you ask the question, R U HaySafe?

Accidents happen in less than a split second.

Take 5 on October 25

to make sure your workplace is

HAY SAFE

Each worker following up on just one action from the checklist below could save someone in your workplace from injury or death.

 

Checklist:

  • Machinery is securely shutdown before maintenance occurs.
  • Adequate safety guards are fitted to machinery.
  • Fire extinguishers and first aid kits are functional and located close to baling operations.
  • Prominent signage warning of the dangers of falling bales clearly displayed in hay sheds.
  • Prominent signage warning of the dangers of moving vehicles displayed in hay sheds.
  • Warning signs clearly displayed on all machinery
  • Plant operators are familiar with relevant safety procedures.
  • Dry flammable crop materials are regularly removed from build-up areas on machinery.
  • Operators are familiar with changing work environments and possible hazards such as power lines and poles.