Transport Is The Theme For Day Four Of Farm Safety Week

Tractors and moving vehicles have claimed the lives of 30 farm workers in the past five years according to the HSE Health & Safety in Agriculture Report October 2015, representing one of the biggest dangers on a farm. Day Four of the fourth annual Farm Safety Week UK & Ireland focuses on highlighting the issues surrounding […]

Show Your Support For Farm Safety Week 2016

July 4thmarks the start of the fourth annual Farm Safety Week, an initiative launched in 2013 aiming to cut the toll of accidents which continue to give agriculture the poorest record of any occupation in the Ireland and the UK.   From quad bike accidents to animal attacks, farming kills and injures more people than […]

Give Farm and Countryside Safety Some Welly!

Safety starts with awareness and that’s never more important than when working or living on a farm or in the countryside. That was the message from Agri Aware’s Chairman Bernard Donohue, as the organisation launched its farm and countryside safety initiative for 2013: Agri Aware’s Farm and Countryside Safety Welly Challenge Supported by FBD, the IFA […]

The Farm and Countryside Safety Calendar Competition

Safety starts with awareness and that’s never more important than when working or living on a farm. That was the message from Agri Aware’s Chairman Bernard Donohue, as the organisation launched its farm safety initiative: The Farm and Countryside Safety Calendar Competition. Supported by FBD, the IFA and ESB Networks, Agri Aware’s Farm and Countryside Safety Calendar competition […]

Be Agri Aware on the farm this summer

With the busy season in full swing on farms across the country, Agri Aware, in association with FBD, the IFA and ESB Networks, is running its first Farm and Countryside Safety Month at Family Farm (developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo) throughout July. The month long initiative aims to increase awareness of potential dangers […]

IFA Farm Safety Campaign Focuses on Primary School Children in Advance of School Holidays

Speaking at the National Farm Safety Conference in Cork today (Thurs), IFA Farm Family Vice-Chair Maura Canning said education and awareness among primary school children was an important part of the overall campaign to improve farm safety. Maura Canning said, “The summer holidays begin next week and many children will be looking forward to spending […]