Today’s farmers and landowners are required to actively manage all aspects around health and safety and that’s a lot of responsibility, so we’re here to help.

We are committed to helping you get the best expert advice you need, and this includes health and safety.

To help you keep your farm and workers safe, we have a number of courses to keep you up to speed, and we can help you with the certifications you need.

Meet Our Expert

Peter Jacob

COMPLIANCE MANAGER
@: Peter.Jacob@ruralco.co.nz
Ph: 027 471 2109

 Peter Jacob

With 15+ years of hands-on experience in compliance, HR and health and safety, Peter has extensive knowledge of building and storage compliance, chemical storage and handling, certifications for staff and customers.

His goal is to help you and your business stay safe and help with the complete health and safety compliance for your business. You’re in safe hands with Peter.

Here’s How We Help You

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Farm-specific health & safety courses

We’re here to assist you in meeting compliance, we’ve put together a farm safety training course to help get you there. Contact us to find out what courses are coming, and we’ll get you booked in. These courses range from Ag Chem to Silo confined space training. For more information email us today.

Agri-Chemical handler certification

The use of hazardous substances, such as agrichemicals, in the workplace are managed under the Health and Safety at Work Act and enforced by WorkSafe. We have put together a list of the Hazardous Chemicals and a Notification of Competent Person Sheet here.

Freedom in Business Course from Stile

Ruralco has partnered with Stile to offer the ‘Freedom in Business’ programme. Stile’s programme focuses on leadership in business with each module being facilitated by independent experts.  You will develop the skills that will enable you to build a more engaged team, improve your farming operation and gain the tools to support your personal growth and development. For more information visit the stile website here.

 

Digital Resource Hub

 To help you stay on top of health & safety requirements, we’ve collated the information for you in one place.

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ECONOMY ANTI-FOG GOGGLE
$7.00 (incl Gst)  
 
The economy anti-fog goggle is great for full coverage of the eyes protecting them against dust, chemical, splash and impact. 
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VISITOR SPECTACLES
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Visitor spectacles comply with AS/NZS 1337 standard for medium impact protecting the wearers eyes from travelling objects 
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SUCCURO - CHINOOK CLEAR LENS SAFETY GLASSES
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Chinook clear lens gives the wearer medium impact protection and is a sleek, comforatable style. Great for indoor/outdoor use. 
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STANDARD CLASS 5 EARMUFFS
$25.00 (incl Gst)  
 
This standard class 5 earmuff has soft ear cushions and a padded headband to give the wearer added comfort. It is adjustable and has a low clamp force to stay comfortable for long durations. Can be folded for portability. 
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HI-VIS CLASS 5 EARMUFFS
$37.00 (incl Gst)  
 
This hi viz earmuff increases users visibility and safety. The padded comfort headband, soft ear cushions and large profile ear cups make it comfortable for the user. This is a Class 5 earmuff that supplies superior protection over prolonged use 
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SILENTA - SPLENDOR BLACK CLASS 5 EARMUFFS
$61.00 (incl Gst)  
 
The Silenta Splendor - series is designed for noisy environments. Advanced technical features and heavy attenuation capability are the hallmarks of the Splendor and make it a good choice for demanding noise environments. The combination of light weight, e 
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HELMET AGHAT MAX WHITE
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The Aghat 2 has been deigned to suit farm workers. It is lightweight and provides comfort for long periods of time. 
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