Deadline for farm safety measure extended
Declan O’Brien
The scheme provides a financial contribution to participating farmers covering 60% of the eligible cost of helmets and PTO covers.
16 September 2023 Management
Five tips for farm safety in autumn
When it comes to farm safety, there are certain jobs that pose greater risks than others. Outlined are five management jobs to keep safety in mind this autumn.
13 September 2023 News
Heavy workload a barrier to safety for 90% of farmers – study
Farmers were asked in a study what they perceived as barriers to safety on their farms.
Over 2,300 applications to National Farm Safety Measure
The closing date for the measure, which provides grant aid of up to €90 for the purchase of an ATV helmet and up to €60 for a PTO shaft cover, is 29 September 2023.
13 September 2023 Schemes
Could this be the ultimate app for farm safety?
The Agri Guardian app was developed to encourage children's on-farm independence while keeping them safe from harm, writes Janine Kennedy.
13 September 2023 News
ATU study looks at key risks and hazards for farmers
This research aims to develop an intervention strategy to support decision-making factors of Irish farmers to reduce injury, illness and fatalities.
9 September 2023 News
Visit Houlihan Engineering at this year's Ploughing Championships
GDR Ltd will be at this year's National Ploughing Championships with examples of their work on display, writes Shanon Kinahan.
7 September 2023 Ploughing 2013
Farmers with off-farm incomes less likely to be stressed - Teagasc
Teagasc hosted a major international conference on farm safety and farmer wellbeing last week.
30 August 2023 News
A quarter of farmers having suicidal thoughts
Irish farmers have "statistically higher" suicidal thoughts when compared to the Irish population in general (14.6%), a UCD survey has found.
30 August 2023 News
Almost 60% of farmers experienced stress or anxiety in last five years - Teagasc
Teagasc is hosting a major international conference on farm safety and farmer well-being this week.
25 August 2023 News
Teagasc to host international farm safety conference
The conference will span three days and cover topics such as farm safety, policy and farmer wellbeing.
14 August 2023 News
Clarity on telehandler and quad safety rules
A new wave of unannounced farm safety inspections are taking place across Northern Ireland
9 August 2023 Northern Ireland