Workers’ well-being relates to all aspects that influence recruitment and retention through attractive working conditions. Providing competitive working conditions, maintaining fair labour relations, and ensuring a safe working environment are key factors to a farm’s success and the overall health and well-being of its workforce.
The practice is adopted by more than 80% of producers
The practice is adopted by between 50% and 79% of producers
The practice is adopted by less than 50% of producers
The practice is to be tracked and reported on during the next reporting period
Dimension 6 | Workers' Well-being
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Safe working environment
Number of pork producers where at least one farm worker (including owner) receives first-aid training.
This result indicates a need to transition from first aid awareness-building activities to specific training opportunities.
Number of pork farms where clear emergency procedures and instructions are made available for all workers (including owners).
Ontario Pork developed and is distributing Emergency Preparedness Manuals to producers and in the future will track employee training efforts.