Farm Death

Fatal tractor accident leaves elderly man dead

Fatal tractor accident leaves elderly man dead

A fatal road traffic accident has occurred in Wicklow of a man in his 80s, after his tractor was involved...

September 29, 2015

No farm death due to overhead lines since 2004

No farm death due to overhead lines since 2004

While 2014 saw a horrific amount of farm fatalities in Ireland one area where safety on Irish farms has improved...

July 3, 2015

Farmer in his 70s killed in latest farm death

Farmer in his 70s killed in latest farm death

A man in his 70s is the latest farm death in Ireland. The man is believe to have been killed...

March 23, 2015

Farm deaths feature on Late Late Show

Farm deaths feature on Late Late Show

The founder of Embrace Farm has urged all working in agriculture to redouble their efforts on safety this year to...

January 19, 2015

Father tells of six year old’s farm death

Father tells of six year old’s farm death

The heartbroken father of an ‘extraordinary little fellow’ who died in a farm death on his farm has told of...

December 7, 2014

Two deaths last week brings farm deaths to 16

Two deaths last week brings farm deaths to 16

In the same week as National Farm Safety Day, two farm deaths have occurred, including the death of Offaly’s U-21...

July 25, 2014

Drummonds fined €125,000 after death of two workers in grain silo

Drummonds fined €125,000 after death of two workers in grain silo

Agri-mechant business Dummonds Ltd, was today fined a total of €125,000 plus Health and Safety Authority (HSA) expenses of €19,600 and...

October 25, 2013

The Farm has highest rate of occupational death

The Farm has highest rate of occupational death

The principal driver of good health and safety management on farms is taking ongoing preventative action. This was the message...

July 1, 2013