HSE

Bristol fencing manufacturer fined £35,000 after employee death

Bristol fencing manufacturer fined £35,000 after employee death

A Bristol fencing manufacturer and the owner of the yard where the business operates, have been fined four years on...

September 8, 2021

Farmers warned to be wary of scam emails about farm inspections

Farmers warned to be wary of scam emails about farm inspections

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) East Midlands has warned farmers to be on the lookout for scam emails from people...

March 15, 2021

Kerry TD ‘disgusted’ at ending of travel to north for medical procedures

Kerry TD ‘disgusted’ at ending of travel to north for medical procedures

An independent TD has said that he is “disgusted and horrified” by the politics surrounding the cross border medical scheme....

November 10, 2020

Farm injury and fatality figures have gone down in the last 12 months – HSE

Farm injury and fatality figures have gone down in the last 12 months – HSE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published its annual report on injury and ill health in the agriculture sector...

November 10, 2020

Feed processing company fined £140,000 after employee sustains serious injury

Feed processing company fined £140,000 after employee sustains serious injury

An animal feed processing company has been fined following an incident where part of an employee’s arm was severed by...

October 7, 2020

Farm Safety Week: Farming still Britain’s most deadly occupation

Farm Safety Week: Farming still Britain’s most deadly occupation

Figures released in time for Farm Safety Week reveal that while the numbers of people killed on Britain’s farms have...

July 21, 2020

Man killed and 6-year-old injured in Cornwall incidents

Man killed and 6-year-old injured in Cornwall incidents

A 38-year-old motorcyclist has lost his life and a six-year-old girl left injured in two separate incidents involving farm vehicles in...

April 2, 2020

Farming Business fined after employee crushed by concrete beam

Farming Business fined after employee crushed by concrete beam

A Kent farm has been fined after one of its employees fell from a trailer and was crushed to death...

January 16, 2020

Agricultural haulage company fined after driver falls from trailer

Agricultural haulage company fined after driver falls from trailer

A Highland agricultural haulage firm has been fined £8,000 after a driver fell from a trailer sustaining severe injuries. Perth Sheriff...

January 3, 2020

Dairy farm fined after employee blinded by disinfectant chemicals

Dairy farm fined after employee blinded by disinfectant chemicals

A Buckinghamshire dairy farm has been fined following an incident in which an employee was permanently blinded by corrosive cleaning...

November 29, 2019

Egg farm fined £60,000 following forklift accident

Egg farm fined £60,000 following forklift accident

A Chorley egg farm and packing business has been fined £60,000 this week after a forklift truck overturned on a...

November 27, 2019

Farmer fined after retired farmworker dies in telescopic handler accident

Farmer fined after retired farmworker dies in telescopic handler accident

A Yorkshire farming partnership has been forced to pay more than £28,000 after its former farmworker was knocked down and...

November 5, 2019

Farm Safety Week: Scotland sees Britain’s largest farm death increase

Farm Safety Week: Scotland sees Britain’s largest farm death increase

More needs to be done across Scotland to tackle the death rate in agriculture, as it is revealed 13 people...

July 16, 2019

4-year-old boy killed in Lancashire farm accident

4-year-old boy killed in Lancashire farm accident

The family of a four-year-old boy tragically killed in a farm accident Lancashire have said tractors and animals were his...

July 11, 2019

Industry fatality figures: 32 killed on UK farms in 2018-19

Industry fatality figures: 32 killed on UK farms in 2018-19

32 people lost their lives working on British farms over the last 12 months new figures released today show. The...

July 8, 2019

Grain store company fined 6-figure sum after worker fatally struck by lorry

Grain store company fined 6-figure sum after worker fatally struck by lorry

A grain store company has been fined a six-figure sum following the death of a worker at its site in...

June 25, 2019

Farmer fined after worker dies from roof fall

Farmer fined after worker dies from roof fall

A farmer has been fined following a worker’s fatal fall through the fragile roof of a milking parlour. Mold Magistrates’...

May 18, 2019

Animal feed firm fined £15,000 after unsafe pellet press crushes worker’s hand

Animal feed firm fined £15,000 after unsafe pellet press crushes worker’s hand

A Devon animal feed manufacturer has been fined after an employee’s hand was crushed in a pellet press causing life-changing...

May 11, 2019