Child Safety on a Working Farm

Farms are not a normal play environment, they are in the middle of busy workplace surrounded by chemicals, heavy machinery, large vehicles and animals. While working farms aimed at children are great fun and a really useful source of education, extra care has to be taken, to ensure their safety. The facts are unfortunately stark: […]

Hazards in Agricultural Work

As with many other industries, agricultural work is potentially hazardous. But it is possible to do such work without running into too many difficulties. Agricultural employers and staff must simply be aware of the safety aspects of their environment. They must also act promptly if they come across any problems. Confined Spaces There are often […]

Safe Working With Mowers

Over a recent ten-year period, there were 30 serious reported accidents involving agricultural mowers. Two of the accidents were fatal. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) also believes there were many more than 30 incidents during this time. Workers simply failed to notify them. There are two types of agricultural mower referred to here: flail […]