The Irish Farmers Journal have compiled an infographic detailing some farm safety statistics and trends in farm injuries.

Statistically speaking, farming is the most dangerous occupation in Ireland, with more than 1,000 injuries occuring on farms every year.

The majority of farm injuries occur on the farmyard, although injuries also occur in farm buildings and on farmland.

Although farm injuries in 2011 were down on 1991 figures, the figure is almost double the number of injuries that occurred in 2006.

Farmers are the most likely to be injured on the farm, although 11% of farm deaths are children. In the past decade alone, 176 people have been killed on Irish farms.