Make your farm a safer place to work and prevent accidents with the Irish Farmers Journal's coverage of farm safety issues, including the Safe Family Farms programme brought to you by ESB Networks and the Irish Farmers Journal.

Pesticides protect your crops; do you protect yourself from pesticides?
Dr Edward Straw, a researcher at Trinity College Dublin warns all pesticide users to wear the right safety kit.
13 December 2023 News
Taking steps to mind your mental health
Dr Eddie Murphy spoke at last week’s Irish Tillage and Land Use Society winter conference about minding your mental health.
25 October 2023 Farm safety
Farm Safety Measure deadline approaching
Farmers still have a chance to avail of the 60% grant aid on the purchase of PTO covers and quad bike helmets.
Farmer Writes: don’t be a statistic
Farmer Joe Collingborn writes about the importance of health and safety in farming.
7 October 2023 Farmer Writes
Visit Houlihan Engineering at this year's Ploughing Championships
GDR Ltd will be at this year's National Ploughing Championships with examples of their work on display, writes Shanon Kinahan.
7 September 2023 Ploughing 2013
HSA report a reminder of the dangers of farming - IFA
IFA farm family and social affairs chair, Alice Doyle urges farmers to be cautious following HSA report: “Simple basic precautions can reduce the risks and prevent future accidents.”
5 July 2023 News
Man dies following farmyard incident in Wexford
Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority attended the scene.
25 June 2023 News
Hundreds attend Embrace FARM remembrance service
For those who could not attend, the service was live streamed on and will be replayed on RTÉ on Sunday 2 July.
25 June 2023 News
Safe handling of bulls: what to do
A tractor or suitable farm vehicle should always be provided as a mobile sanctuary from bulls, the HSA advises.
21 June 2023 News
'I didn’t have a cross bull and he still tried to kill me'
Peter Twomey told Kelsey Daly about how he was attacked by a seemingly docile bull and warned others to take every precaution.
21 June 2023 News