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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.
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
Tommy Moyles talks to the woman behind an innovative farm safety programme in Co Cork.
By Tommy Moyles on 15 November 2017
In pictures: five safety tips for around the farm this winter
It’s easy to become complacent when it comes to safety but it’s still a relatively busy time on farms so farmers need to be aware of the risks. Michael Collins points out a few to watch for.
By Michael Collins on 09 November 2017
'Don't want to spend on farm safety? Think of the cost of a funeral'
The cost of preventing accidents on farms came up at a farm safety event this week, but experts say there is a lot you can do to make your working environment safer without spending money.
By Tommy Moyles on 08 November 2017
Five farm safety tips for breeding and feeding indoors
Breeding and feeding indoors brings challenges for man and beast, writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 02 November 2017
Minute of silence for farm accident victims at marts
Marts around the country are remembering those killed in farming accidents and raising safety awareness this week.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 October 2017
Prepare now for hurricane Ophelia
With a red weather alert for Monday, farmers should secure their buildings and prepare for disruptions ahead of the storm.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 October 2017
As we head into winter, Arthur Byrne, Public Safety Manager at ESB Networks, spoke to James Taylor about what to watch out for
By James Taylor on 28 September 2017
New farm safety training programme unveiled at Ploughing 2017
Teagasc will offer half-day training sessions on the new Farm Safety Code of Practice from next month.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 September 2017
Padraig Hunt and Mikey Murphy were crowned this year’s winners of the Safe Family Farm schools competition at The National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly.
By James Taylor on 21 September 2017
There are many different design aspects which can be added to your handling facilities to ensure the quick and safe management of cattle
By William Conlon on 31 August 2017
Livestock handling and safety
Livestock pose one of the most serious safety threats to farmers. Although suckler cows can be at their most dangerous around calving time; every time they are handled they pose a serious threat.
By Nathan Tuffy on 24 August 2017
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