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On-site Information for Contractors

This page contains information for all Contract Staff working on site at GwenGary Orchard.

 

Production Blocks - On-Site Hazards

There are current on-site orchard hazards. Full details are available on the Hazards page

 

Main On-Site Rules & Requirements

All Contract Staff working on site at GwenGary Orchard MUST comply with the following requirements:-

Specific Contractor Rules & Requirements

Side Dressing (General Rules)

ALL Fertiliser Contractors MUST:-

  • Advise Orchard Manager / MSO by e-mail or text message of work date at least 24 hours prior to commencing work.
  • Be aware of any current Orchard Hazards by speaking to the Orchard Manager prior to commencing work.
  • Confirm with the Orchard Manager where each relevant side dressing is to be spread (and at what rate per hectare in each block) before commencing any spreading.

Crush Tipping Rules

ALL Canopy Contract Staff MUST:-

  • Ensure that disposable nitrile gloves are worn (supplied by Orchard Manager).
  • Spray gloves with meths at the end of every bay to minimise the risk of PSA.
  • Be aware of working close to sluiced vines and avoid stepping in the holes.

Additional Tasks

  • Please remove all shoots from the under-side of all canes.

Pollination (General Rules)

ALL Pollination Contractors MUST:-

  • Agree hive delivery date in advance with Orchard Manager.
  • On arrival, read and acknowledge (by signature) the Orchard Health, Safety and Hygiene rules (Non-Global-GAP contractors only).

Additional Tasks

Irrigation Installation Rules

ALL Irrigation Contract Staff MUST:-

  • Be aware of working close to sluiced vines and avoid stepping in the holes.
  • Wear safety goggles (supplied by Orchard Manager) when working with wires.
  • Wear rubber-grip gloves (supplied by Orchard Manager) when working with wires.
  • Ensure that any wire cuttings are collected and NOT left in the block (they are puncture hazards for orchard tractors/sprayers).

Contact Details

For all orchard enquiries please contact:-

GwenGary Orchard
(Orchard Manager)

Phone:
(021) 278 5002

SMS Text:
(021) 278 5002

Email: manager@gwengary.com

Designated First Aid Officer(s)

P.McKenzie R.Singh

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