CIaran Roche: Safety should never be left to chance
Martin Merrick
Ciaran Roche of FBD highlights the dangers of farm construction work and working at heights, and how the risk simply isn't worth it.
17 July 2024 Farm safety
Francie Gorman: we need to make farm safety a number one priority
IFA president Francie Gorman highlights how even though farming is a hazardous occupation, many accidents are preventable.
15 July 2024 News
Farm safety to take centre stage at Tullamore Show
Farm Safety Live aims to highlight safety measures for farm vehicles and livestock at Tullamore Show.
Top priority - quad bike safety
We have of course the regulation that all quad bike users must wear a helmet.
10 July 2024 Viewpoints
Man in his 70s dies in farm incident on Laois-Offaly border
Gardaí were alerted to the incident last Thursday afternoon.
8 July 2024 News
Farm building maintenance this summer
Annual maintenance is a necessity to keep farm buildings in optimal working order and prolong their lifespan.
3 July 2024 Buildings
Supermacs spends over €13m per year on Irish beef
Adam Woods reports from BEEF 2024, which took place at Teagasc, Grange last week.
3 July 2024 News
IFJ Junior: how to stay safe on the farm this summer
Summer sees the activity levels on farms increase, meaning more caution needs to be taken by both adults and kids.
26 June 2024 Farm safety
No cash payments for some schemes ‘bureaucracy gone mad’ – IFA
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue confirmed cash payments are ineligible for the National Farm Safety Measure 2023 and TAMS.
24 June 2024 News
Agriculture accounted for 20 work-related fatalities last year
The Health and Safety Authority has published its 2023 report. The report also shows that despite employment levels reaching a record high, work-related fatalities are decreasing.
24 June 2024 News
Pensioner denied farm safety grant after paying cash
Christy O’Neill, a 78-year-old farmer from mid-Kerry, applied for the money back under the National Farm Safety Measure 2023.
19 June 2024 News
Watch: British police ram cow in ‘distressing’ video
A British police investigation is under way after members of its Surrey force rammed an animal that was running loose in a town.
15 June 2024 News