Each farm is unique and may have different demands or requirements based on regulations or specific equipment training. This information is not exhaustive and is meant to be a starter for a more detailed HR onboarding plan suited to your circumstances. 

This Checklist has many more areas of review in one simple place. Use it as you walk through your new employee orientation, or for reviewing with existing employees and family members.

You can also make it fun. After walking through various safety items, task the employee with a “treasure hunt” for several of them such as the gas shut off valve, the fire extinguisher, etc.