Safe Family Farms
Eoin Lowry looks at areas where a simple and small investment on farms can save lives.
By Eoin Lowry on 01 March 2018
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
Margaret Hawkins gives a detailed overview of toxoplasmosis, a particularly high risk disease for pregnant or immune-suppressed people.
By Margaret Hawkins on 16 February 2018
If a farmer invests in farm safety improvements and is in the tax net it can help reduce a tax liability.
By Eoin Lowry on 18 January 2018
The miking parlour has the potential to be a dangerous place, so we look at steps to reduce this danger.
By Michael Keaveny on 11 January 2018
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
Breeding and feeding indoors brings challenges for man and beast, writes Jack Kennedy
By Jack Kennedy on 02 November 2017
The winners of the Safe Family Farm Schools competition were announced at Wednesday's Ploughing.
By Amy Forde on 20 September 2017
A delayed harvest puts more pressure and stress on farmers trying to complete field work but is no time for taking shortcuts.
By Michael Collins on 17 August 2017
Changing our attitude and behaviour towards farm safety takes time. Take the time to remind yourself and those around you of the dangers that are present.
By James Taylor on 10 August 2017
Farming continues to be Ireland’s most dangerous occupation. This week, James Taylor speaks to some of those who have been affected by an accident on their farm.
By James Taylor on 27 July 2017
When undertaking hedge-cutting this year, there are several key safety concerns to keep in mind, not least dangerous overhead power lines, writes Barry Cassidy.
By Barry Cassidy on 27 July 2017
Sean Mullooly outlines a number of tips to ease the risk of injury when working with sheep.