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HSA reschedules farm inspection blitz
Amy Forde
A focused farm inspection campaign on the safe use of farm machinery timed ahead of the busy harvesting season had been due to kick off in the coming weeks.
2 April 2024 News
Farm safety awareness campaign launched by Department and HSA
The Department and the Health and Safety Authority launched a campaign to promote farm safety practices and behavioural change when operating farm vehicles and machinery.
20 March 2024 Features
Desperate Farmwife: I think nipple confusion is just my lot in life
Ever try to give a newborn calf a bottle? Our Desperate Farmwife is in the thick of calving season.
75% of TAMS tranche 1 applications approved
With the Department making good progress on TAMS approvals since January, it is likely that nearly all tranche 1 applications will be processed by the end of the month.
19 March 2024 Schemes
Study finds 'train the trainer' approach can improve farm safety
The ‘train the trainer’ model has the capacity to increase knowledge transmission and adoption, Teagasc has said.
8 March 2024 News
Man dies in farm incident in Monaghan
Gardaí said that the Health and Safety Authority was notified of the farm fatality.
8 March 2024 News
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
Calving and lambing is well underway across the country. Take a look at some of the photos sent in by readers this week.
28 February 2024 News
Your TAMS questions answered
Martin Merrick sits down with the Department of Agriculture’s TAMS department and reveals the answers to some of the most topical questions within the scheme.
25 February 2024 TAMS
In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
Are you calving or lambing this week? We want to see photos from your family farm.
21 February 2024 News
Watch: farm safety - what to keep in mind when calving facilities are excellent
The HSA carried out a mock farm inspection on Tullamore Farm just as calving kicked off on the farm.
14 February 2024 News
This week in photos: milking, IFA protests, calving, marts and more
This week, our photographers captured farmers milking, calving and checking on stock. They also touched down at events, marts and locations of IFA solidarity protests with EU farmers nationwide.
11 February 2024 News
Know your escape route before going into the calving pen - HSA
The HSA has outlined the main areas of concern following a two-week inspection campaign around farmer safety which took place at the end of January.
7 February 2024 News