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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.
Safe Family Farms: health and safety in agriculture
Dr Aoife Osborne, lecturer in farm health and safety at UCD, outlines how the FBD Trust Health and Safety Awards came about and speaks to the three award winners.
By Farmers Journal on 22 February 2018
Keeping safe during calving 2018
Adam Woods looks at some safety issues around calving time and how to avoid serious accidents.
By Adam Woods on 01 February 2018
As a busy calving season is set to begin on Irish farms, an inquest into a fatal accident last year acts a reminder of the risks posed by freshly calved cows. Louise Roseingrave reports.
By Contributor on 11 January 2018
The basics of completing a safety plan for your farm
Adam Woods takes a look at some important points when completing a farm safety plan using Tullamore farm as an example
By Adam Woods on 04 January 2018
Safety when loading cattle
Loading cattle can be a stressful experience on both farmer and beast so ensuring you have good facilities will help prevent accidents. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 28 December 2017
Understanding the flight zone and point of balance of cattle can greatly improve the ease and safety of handling. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 28 December 2017
Farm safety: planning spring farm jobs for 2018
There are a number of spring jobs that need to be planned now to help reduce the chance of an accident, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 22 December 2017
Farmers should not need encouragement to 'save their own lives'
Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has said the department has not ruled out introducing penalties for health and safety on farms.
By Tommy Moyles on 18 December 2017
Safety when tagging calves and undertaking other winter tasks
Even the quietest cows can be anxious and aggressive after calving with attacks from freshly calved cows one of the greatest risks on livestock farms.
By Darren Carty on 15 December 2017
James Taylor outlines some of the main safety devices and smart phone apps available to make the farm a safer place for all.
By on 30 November 2017
Key messages to remember for farm safety
Arthur Byrne, public safety officer at ESB Networks, and Ciaran Roche, FBDR risk manager, outline key messages to remember when it comes to farm safety.
By Contributor on 25 November 2017
Challenging conditions for harvesting silage, straw and grain have significantly increased the risk of moulds which could dangerous mycotoxins being produced.
By Darren Carty on 16 November 2017
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