Farmers and crofters could face serious penalties if they don’t pay closer attention to how they manage workplace risk, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned.
For as long as I’ve known my other half (almost 17 years), I’ve been keenly aware that farms and working in agriculture is dangerous.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) chairman Martin Temple has urged farmers and crofters to put accident prevention at the heart of their working lives.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded not to carry children as passengers on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
A new initiative has been made to cut farm deaths in Scotland.
Scotland’s largest machinery ring has launched a drive to improve health and safety on farms and crofts across the country.
Improvements to everyday skills in farming could help improve safety in the sector, claim researchers.
The family of a teenager who died after the brakes on the trailer he was towing caused him to crash is launching a campaign to encourage farmers to get their trailers serviced every year.
Farmers have been urged to properly assess safety risks in their businesses following two incidents south of the border.
A new campaign has launched urging farmers and crofters to assess the risk involved in everyday farming tasks.
Farmers have been reminded to “inform, instruct and train” workers to work safely following an incident on a Somerset farm.
Farmers have been reminded of the importance of giving young workers “clear and sufficient instruction” following an accident on an English poultry farm.
A well-known face in the north-east farming community has joined forces with others across Scotland to highlight the dangers of working on farms.
Rural insurer NFU Mutual has launched a new online programme to provide health and safety advice to farmers and crofters.
Beef farmers are being reminded to work safely around newly calved cows following a spate of injuries on farms.