Farm Accident

Devon farm fined £28,000 after child injured in ATV accident

Devon farm fined £28,000 after child injured in ATV accident

A Devon farming partnership has been forced to pay out more than £33,000 after a young boy suffered a serious leg injury...

January 18, 2019

Workshop foreman fined after running over farm worker in a tractor

Workshop foreman fined after running over farm worker in a tractor

A workshop foreman has been fined £1,200 after he struck a farm worker whilst driving a tractor. Peterborough Magistrates’ Court...

January 4, 2019

Farm fined £40,000 after worker severely injured in fall from height

Farm fined £40,000 after worker severely injured in fall from height

A family run farming business has today been fined after an employee sustained severe injuries following a fall from height....

December 11, 2018

Devon farming partnership fined £53,000 after digger accident kills worker

Devon farming partnership fined £53,000 after digger accident kills worker

A Devon farming partnership has been fined more than £53,000 after a worker was crushed to death by a faulty...

November 26, 2018

Farm worker freed from under a tractor in Cheshire

Farm worker freed from under a tractor in Cheshire

A farm worker has escaped with serious injuries after he was trapped beneath a tractor in Burland, Cheshire on Saturday (November 17)....

November 19, 2018

Man severely injured in accident with grain auger

Man severely injured in accident with grain auger

A man has been severely injured in an accident on a farm in Yorkshire, according to North Yorkshire Fire and...

September 24, 2018

Construction firm fined £150,000 after worker fell through farm building roof

Construction firm fined £150,000 after worker fell through farm building roof

A construction company has been sentenced after a worker was injured while demolishing a farm building. South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court...

September 21, 2018

Farming firm fined £6,000 after ‘serious’ threshing machine incident

Farming firm fined £6,000 after ‘serious’ threshing machine incident

Devon firm Dullam & Co. (Farmers) has been fined today after a worker was dragged into a reed threshing machine....

July 26, 2018

Father and son hospitalised in slurry accident

Father and son hospitalised in slurry accident

Two north-west men have been airlifted to hospital following a slurry accident on a farm in Claudy, Co. Derry yesterday...

June 17, 2018

Glanbia offers condolences to family of Fermanagh farm accident victim

Glanbia offers condolences to family of Fermanagh farm accident victim

Glanbia chairman Martin Keane has expressed his sympathy to the family and friends of the late Gerard Collins, who died...

June 12, 2018

Farm fatality in Fermanagh

Farm fatality in Fermanagh

A man has died on a farm in Co. Fermanagh earlier today (Monday, June 11), in a sudden machinery incident,...

June 11, 2018

Man killed in Fermanagh farm accident

Man killed in Fermanagh farm accident

It has been reported that a man, believed to be a teenager, has been killed in a farm accident in...

May 23, 2018

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

Farmer recovering after being attacked by bull at the weekend

A farmer in Co. Down is recovering from head injuries sustained when he was attacked by a bull on Saturday,...

January 8, 2018

‘I was flung over the PTO shaft and battered onto the ground’

‘I was flung over the PTO shaft and battered onto the ground’

Few people would see a serious farm accident as changing their life in a positive way; however, that is the...

December 9, 2017

One year on: Alistair Sloss’ daughter relives the day a slurry tragedy took her father’s life

One year on: Alistair Sloss’ daughter relives the day a slurry tragedy took her father’s life

This time last year the Sloss family’s lives changed forever when Co. Tyrone dairy farmer Alistair Sloss was killed in...

October 21, 2017

Two farmers hospitalised just hours before slurry ban deadline

Two farmers hospitalised just hours before slurry ban deadline

Two Co. Tyrone farmers have been hospitalised, and three animals have died, in a slurry accident just hours before this...

October 15, 2017

Woman killed in a farm accident involving a cow

Woman killed in a farm accident involving a cow

A woman in Northern Ireland has been killed in an accident involving a cow, the Health and Safety Executive of...

September 8, 2017

Man killed in tractor accident on Antrim farm to be laid to rest

Man killed in tractor accident on Antrim farm to be laid to rest

A man who sadly passed away in an accident involving a tractor on a farm in Co. Antrim will be...

August 9, 2017