A FOCUS ON SAFETY 

We take injury prevention & rehabilitation seriously

 

Prevention

  • Van Maintenance

    • Monthly tire checks by Paul's & Gregg's​.

  • Training

    • Safe use of Handpiece, Press, Hooks & Clips.​

  • Learners

    • Are 'Under Supervision' until skilled​​.

  • Woolshed Repairs

    • All repairs submitted by Team Leaders are tracked.

  • Injury Reporting & Hazard Identification

    • Cases monitored weekly by Management.​

  • Personal Protective Equipment

    • Earplugs & Googles are supplied​

  • Sick Staff are isolated

    • Simply can't have sick teams during main shear​.

  • Emergency Response Plans

    • Every minute counts in an Emergency. We're prepared.

  • Accommodation

    • Fire alarms checked regularly.

 

Rehabilitation

We've partnered with the ACC Guys. Meaning our workers always have an advocate to help them through their recovery.      

The NZ Shearing Association deliver a fantastic course on shearing health & safety that teaches you how to stay safe in the woolshed. It is 100% online and awards you a NZ Certificate.

Sign up using:

     1. Region     =  Whanganui - Manawatu

     2. Employer =  Ewen Mackintosh

Once you've applied:

We approve 100% of our workers applications. So sit tight, you'll receive an email soon which will give you access to all the training videos and tests.

Call Charlie 027 251 1111
Taumarunui Base (HQ)
Taihape Base