Paddock Talk | Episode 7 | Safe Farm COVID Planning
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About the Event
The Safe Farming Tasmania Program aims to reduce farm-work related death, injury and disease and improve the health and safety of workers in the farming industry by: - raising awareness of farm safety issues, including packing and processing - working with industry stakeholders to provide training and education on farm safety issues. The Safe Farming Tasmania program is a joint initiative of WorkSafe Tasmania and the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment (DPIPWE). Leading the Safe Farming Tasmania Program is Senior WHS Consultant Phillip John. Phil will share practical tips for on farm COVID-19 plans. We will also speak to some farmers various industries about what they have done and how it is working for them.
Compliance Manager @Harvest Moon
For the last 6 years, Tundra Howe has been the Compliance Manager for Harvest Moon, a Tasmanian-based vegetable grower, packer, marketer and exporter. Tundra has extensive experience in the agricultural industry, spanning more than 20 years. Outgoing and professional, Tundra is well known within horticultural circles for her food safety and quality assurance expertise, and is sought after as a trainer, consultant and project manager. She previously held the role of Business Manager for TQA Australia, with a focus on system development and maintenance.
Admin Manager @Cherries Tasmania
Dearne has been the Admin Manager for Cherries Tasmania for 18 months. HR/WHS is a major part of her role along with the normal office duties associated with a business. Cherries Tasmania currently has 15 employees working between our Orchard and Turf business. 5 of these employees are apprentices undertaking cert 2 or 3 in Horticulture. Once picking season commences our employees increase to well over 350, so the work load increases dramatically from November through to February to include ensuring all workers have completed their inductions and information for the picking season is understood and followed. Prior positions I have held before coming to Cherries Tas include: Tree Dynamix – Admin Manager 7.5 years Roberts Rural Supplies – Branch Manager 7.5 years
Director @Tasmanian Natural Garlic and Tomatoes