EXHIBITOR/CONTRACTOR

You are required to comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 and all related Fieldays H&S procedures while on site.

 
Set up dates

NZ National Agricultural Fieldays 2016 site is open for set up from the following dates:

Weekday access – 8am to 5pm


Outdoor sites

GATE 2 ENTRY

Service Alley                    Monday 9 May 
Agribusiness Area  Monday 9 May 
Event Zone  Thursday 19 May 
Rural Living Area   Monday 23 May 

GATE 1 ENTRY

Food Vendors                  Thursday 9 June 

                      
Indoor sites

GATE 1 ENTRY

Mystery Creek Pavilion    Thursday 9 June 
International Arcade  Thursday 9 June 
Exhibition Building  Thursday 9 June 
Lifestyle Marquee  Saturday 11 June 
The Bledisloe  Saturday 11 June 
Kiwi’s Best Kitchen  Saturday 11 June 


Weekend access

Outdoor sites only           Saturday 4 June 
All sites  Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 

PLEASE NOTE THE VENUE WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY 5 AND MONDAY 6 JUNE 

(QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY OBSERVED).

 
H&S Induction

All persons entering the Fieldays site must complete a Health and Safety induction to notify them of hazards, regulations and emergency procedures. Induction takes approximately 10 minutes and will be completed upon arrival.

 
Personal Protective Safety gear

Please ensure every member of your team is supplied with the required safety equipment before they arrive on site. Hi-visibility clothing and appropriate footwear is compulsory for everyone during set up and breakdown.  Hi-vis vests will be available for purchase for those without them. 

 
Hazard ID and Management form

Every company working at Fieldays is required to complete a Hazard ID form prior to beginning site setup. Exhibitors can access the Hazard ID form through the Exhibitor Centre. Contractors click here to view the form.


Site Specific Safety Plans (SSSPs)

Any company undertaking construction activities will need to complete a SSSP outlining your plan to safely complete the work. Click here for the SSSPs form.     

Keep safe during set up


 




Working at height

Edge or fall protection must be used when working above 2m off the ground.

Live underground power cables

Underground cables are located throughout the site. When you arrive for set up, please mark the ground where drilling/digging will occur, then contact the Fieldays Event Office to arrange sign off from event staff.  
DO NOT DIG BETWEEN PARALLEL RED LINES.

No children and no dogs

Children (aged 15 years and under) and dogs are not permitted access to site during set up and breakdown. Please arrange alternate care before arrival.

Vehicles on site

The speed limit for all vehicles on site during set up and breakdown is 15km/h.  All vehicles driven on site must be road worth, appropriately licenced and driven according to the NZTA road rules i.e. helmets on quad bikes

Machinery

All machinery should be operated and displayed within safe practices and with appropriately licenced operators if required.

Neighbouring sites

Please keep within your allocated site area and avoid driving on and/or storing anything on neighbouring sites.  

Trip hazards

Please ensure tent pegs are painted fluorescent for visibility and other trip hazards are clearly identified.

Waipa District Council requirements

All Fieldays exhibitors and contractors are required to comply with Waipa District Council requirements in regards to food safety, alcohol licensing and building compliance. Please click here to view requirements.

Feed and water your staff

From Wednesday 8 June, food will be available to purchase from on-site food vendors and coffee will be available from Monday 13 June, located near the Village Green.

Worksafe sact sheets

For your information, please see Worksafe guidelines and fact sheets regarding safe work practices. 

http://www.business.govt.nz/worksafe/information-guidance/guidance-by-hazard-type

 
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