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Falkirk: Two dead and two injured after farm wall collapse

Two men have been killed and two others injured after a wall collapsed on a farm near to Falkirk in Scotland. Read More

Farm safety: Agency worker’s injury ‘timely reminder’ of safety needs

A company has been fined after a farm worker’s arm was pulled into potato grading machine. Read More

Company failed to manage transport risks

HSE investigation found the company had insufficient measures in place to prevent people being struck by a vehicle and that a protected walkway was provided to only two sides of the yard, but not to the right side between the production sheds and the engineers workshop, a well-used pedestrian route. Read More

Unexpected high-risk jobs and how to limit potential harm

Contrary to popular belief, there are occupations that are seemingly harmless but may potentially be hazardous in a variety of different ways. Read More

Mental health in farming: Campaign urges farmers to ‘mind your head’

A new campaign has been launched to tackle the stigma of mental health in the farming community. Read More

Workplace fatalities in Ireland hit record low

The number of people killed in work-related accidents in Ireland fell by 23% last year, according to official figures. Read More

Farming death: £100k fine after worker killed

Worker was knocked over by a moving tractor in the farmyard as he stepped out a door from the calf shed. Read More

Horse breaks loose at farming show, injuring eight

Five people have been taken to hospital after a horse bolted, threw its rider and broke loose into the crowd during a competition at the Pembrokeshire County Show. Read More

£200k fine after worker loses arm

A Yorkshire transportation and storage company has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered injuries leading to the loss of his left arm. Read More

73-year-old man dies in farming incident

The man was reportedly struck by a tractor in a field in Co. Galway yesterday. Read More



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