Good Farm Guide published by Health and Safety Executive

A guide entitled “What a good farm looks like” has been published by Health and Safety Executive.   The guide will help farmers understand the common risks to health and safety on farms and what can be done to control them.  HSE Inspectors will also look...

Livestock safety focus from the Farm Safety Partnership

The NFU and partners in the Farm Safety Partnership are focusing on livestock from three months from April 2019 and are highlighting steps that farmers can take to better manage risk to themselves, their workers and to the public. The key messages to industry they are...

Farmers are warned about new welding regulations

Farmers are being warned about new rules to reduce exposure to welding fumes following a recent reclassification by Health and Safety Executive (HSE).  There is new scientific evidence from the International Agency for Research on Cancer that exposure to welding fumes...

New leaflet on lone working

The Farming Community Network and AgriiUK have produced a new leaflet about coping with lone working and isolation in farming. A copy of “Five to Thrive – Supporting Rural Communities” can be requested from info@agrii.co.uk