Safety Program Resources

Ornamental Nursery or Floral Field Production


This classification unit covers firms that propagate trees, plants, and shrubs from seed, grafting, or cuttings. Also covered are firms which grow flowers outdoors.

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

  • Bedding plants, Christmas trees, Forest nursery stock, Fruit tree stock, Shrubs, Cacti and succulents, Field flowers, Foundation plants, Ornamental grasses, Trees

Here are some examples of key workers in this classification unit:

  • Farm labourer, Horticulturist, Grafter, Nursery manager


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.

General Information Packages

Natural Gas
New Workers
Nursery Worker| Orientation
Ball and Burlap Digging | Risk Assessment
Bare Root Digging | Risk Assessment
Potting | Risk Assessment
Small Plant Potting | Risk Assessment

Task Management Packages

Cold Storage Individual Documents
Irrigation Individual Documents
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