Farm Accidents

New research shows stress and tiredness are ‘key factors’ in farm accidents

New research shows stress and tiredness are ‘key factors’ in farm accidents

Stress and fatigue have been identified as a key cause of farm accidents by researchers from the University of Aberdeen....

July 16, 2021

How a ‘split second’ can change farm and family life forever…

How a ‘split second’ can change farm and family life forever…

When Diane Banville’s husband Kevin (33) died in a farm accident on St. Patrick’s Day 2014 her whole life changed...

October 7, 2019

Revealed: The 5 causes of most machinery accidents on the road

Revealed: The 5 causes of most machinery accidents on the road

According to CEMA (European Agricultural Machinery Industry), a recent European study has found that more than four fifths (83%) of...

June 13, 2017

Embrace FARM to host a series of farm accident support group meetings

Embrace FARM to host a series of farm accident support group meetings

A number of farm accident support group meetings are being organised by Embrace FARM (Farm Accidents Remembered and Missed). These...

November 13, 2016

Two farmers die in separate farm accidents in Mayo and Laois

Two farmers die in separate farm accidents in Mayo and Laois

Two farmers have died in separate farm accidents over the past number of days, a Garda spokesperson has confirmed to...

August 2, 2016

Embrace Farm to establish support group for the mid-west

Embrace Farm to establish support group for the mid-west

Embrace Farm, the bereavement support group for those affected by farm accidents, is to extend its network with a new...

March 29, 2016

Embrace FARM sets up fourth support network

Embrace FARM sets up fourth support network

Bereavement support group Embrace FARM is to extend its network to Westmeath and it is meeting this Friday to kick-start...

February 16, 2016

Children are a major casualty on Irish farms: 105 children died on Northern farms since 1968

Children are a major casualty on Irish farms: 105 children died on Northern farms since 1968

Between 1968 and November 2015 there’s been 485 farming-related deaths in Northern Ireland, Malcolm Downey of the Health and Safety Executive...

November 7, 2015