Safety Program Resources



This classification unit covers firms that may prepare soil for new fruit and nut trees; plant trees; fertilize, spray; install trellises; fumigate, weed, mow, cultivate, prune, and thin; harvest.

Here are some examples of plants or crops that firms in this classification unit grow:

  • Apples, Cherries, Kiwi, Peaches, Plums, Apricots, Hazelnuts, Nectarines, Pears, Walnuts

Firms in this classification unit may engage in additional activities that support their business undertaking. These activities include finance and administrative support and may also include:

  • Retail crops, Transport goods to market, Store crops

Here are some examples of equipment that firms in this classification unit use:

  • Auger, Mower, Till equipment, Harvester, Sprayer, Tractor


The example templates and guidance below are available to assist growers. Employers are encouraged to customize these documents to fit their individual operation’s needs.

Additional resources sorted by topic, and document type are available under Tools and Resources.

The resources below are available to further assist employers in building an Occupational Health & Safety Management Program.

Large Employer
Safety Program

20 Employees or More

Additional support for employers can be received through working with a AgSafe Regional Safety Consultant or Safety Advisor.

Small Employer
Safety Program

19 Employees or Less