In line with Government requirements, Farplants have completed Risk Assessments to ensure our sites are COVID secure.

Farplants Finishing Centre Risk Assessment

Tristram Plants nurseries have also completed risk assessments for their sites. 

As a result of the Risk Assessments the following have been implemented across all businesses:

  • Maintain 2m distance from each other. If not practicable additional measures required:
    • Side by side working not face to face
    • If face to face unavoidable, screens and/use or face shields or masks
    • Minimise contact time
  • Do not congregate in the car park, or at the beginning or end of the day
  • Avoid physical contact with colleagues
  • Adhere to any floor markings
  • Disinfect any surface you touch in toilets and Rest Rooms
  • Regularly wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with your hands
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow when you cough or sneeze
  • Follow cleaning procedures
  • Spray road vehicles down with disinfectant after use
  • Avoid sharing vehicles. If unavoidable keep windows open, wear a mask, avoid touching face, wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds+ or use hand sanitiser on leaving the vehicle
  • Sanitise road and operational vehicles (forklifts, tractors, electric vehicles) at the beginning of the day prior to use and between users during the day or users must where gloves
  • Wear gloves when using operational vehicles
  • Wear gloves during daily operations, including when using irrigation controls
  • Sterilise shared work stations
  • Use hand sanitiser when entering buildings
  • Maintain 2m distance during meetings
  • Restrict entry to each toilet block to one person at a time
  • Visitors into the office must fill in a Visitor Questionnaire on arrival
  • Avoid sharing office equipment and desks, otherwise Sanitise daily
  • Wear a mask in the Workshop
  • Challenge individuals who are not following rules politely, report to Management if no change in behaviour
  • Do not come to work with COVID symptoms
  • Vulnerable employees:
    • Wear gloves at all times
    • Take breaks in non-communal areas
    • Work alone as far as practicable. If not possible all employees to wear a mask
    • Do not enter the main office building unless absolutely necessary