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Farm safety

Make your farm a safer place to work and prevent accidents with the Irish Farmers Journal's coverage of farm safety issues, including the Safe Family Farms programme brought to you by ESB Networks and the Irish Farmers Journal.
Top tips for safely showing livestock
With Balmoral Show on the horizon, Sean Mullooly takes a look at the hazards surrounding training and handling show animals.
By on 04 May 2017
Farm safety: avoiding grass fever in the field
With summer fast approaching, Sean Mullooly takes a look at the dangers surrounding pit silage.
By on 27 April 2017
Safety: tillage equipment covered under TAMS II
Alison Sinnott takes a look at incentives for farm safety equipment covered by TAMS II.
By Alison Sinnot on 20 April 2017
Farm safety: keeping safe around tractors
Tractors and machinery account for the highest proportion of farm deaths and accidents each year.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 14 April 2017
Farm safety: close encounters with danger on the farm
As part of our series promoting farm safety this week, we take a look back at some of the personal stories we've featured on staying safe on the farm.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 14 April 2017
Top safety tips for handling and spreading fertiliser
As good weather has been allowing plenty of field work, here are some tips for keeping safe handling and spreading fertiliser.
By Amy McShane on 14 April 2017
Safety when working with bales
Continuing our farm safety series this week, we take a look at the safety issues associated with bales and what the best practice is to avoid the potential accidents and injuries that can occur.
By Farmers Journal on 14 April 2017
Safety tips for handling cattle
Continuing our farm safety series this week, Nathan Tuffy looks at some of the key tips for ensuring your safety, be it handling cattle or bringing them to the mart.
By Nathan Tuffy on 14 April 2017
Staying safe with plant equipment
Sean Mullooly takes a look at the dos and don'ts of plant machinery and what to look out for this summer.
By on 13 April 2017
Safety during the breeding season
The breeding season is a busy time on farms, Aidan Brennan highlights some of the key dangers and how to avoid them.
By Aidan Brennan on 16 March 2017
Farm accidents: time for a safety check
After accidents claimed the lives of three farmers in the last four days, take time to think about the safety arrangements on your farm.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 March 2017
Farmers urged not to rush after series of fatal accidents
Farming organisations have sympathised with the three farming families hit by tragic accidents in four days and called on everyone to take time and think ahead before carrying out jobs on busy farms.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 March 2017
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