Staff often deal with equipment and processes that employers don’t, so to ensure property owners are aware of all of the risks and hazards on their farms, they should regularly consult with their workers.
Directly consulting with staff means employers can get input on solutions from those that do the work and are most involved, and it also builds trust between employers and employees. Consultations can be informal or formal, but should be conducted regularly.
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There are multiple steps farmers can take to ensure open communication between employers and employees.
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