Safety

Doosan scoops awards with ‘see through’ bucket

Doosan scoops awards with ‘see through’ bucket

Doosan claims to have overcome the major problem that all loader drivers face, i.e. the large and highly critical blind...

September 14, 2021

Claas introduces new feature to Arion tractors to improve towing

Claas introduces new feature to Arion tractors to improve towing

Claas has introduced what it terms an ‘automatic trailer stretch brake’ option for its Arion tractors equipped with CMATIC constantly...

June 30, 2021

Agri engineer ordered to pay £8,800 following worker’s 3m fall

Agri engineer ordered to pay £8,800 following worker’s 3m fall

An agricultural engineer from Devon was recently sentenced after a worker sustained serious, life-changing injuries after a fall from height,...

September 26, 2018

It’s imperative to make safety a priority on our farms at all times

It’s imperative to make safety a priority on our farms at all times

Farm Safety Week 2018 kicks-off next Monday. It’s taking place at a time of year when farmers and contractors will...

July 11, 2018

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

‘The bullock reared up and submerged my Dad in the river. There was nothing we could do’

‘The bullock reared up and submerged my Dad in the river. There was nothing we could do’

As the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine launches a National Farm Safety Initiative, and in the first of...

September 15, 2014

Farm safety policy – too much carrot – not enough stick?

Farm safety policy – too much carrot – not enough stick?

Speaking at the Tullamore Show this week the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney said that he...

August 12, 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