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Farming duo fined after death of haulage contractor

Partners of Suffolk based farm F S Watts and Sons have been sentenced after a haulage contractor was killed by an overhead power line strike…

Kirkbean farming firm prosecuted after boy, 8, loses part of his leg

The boy, 8, was sat on a all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on Airdie farm, Kirkbean. He fell from the ATV and was later found with injuries to his lower right leg ..

Farm Safety Week 2017 – “Working safely with livestock involves much more than being careful…”

Farm Safety Week Day 4: Anglesey farmer Wyn Jones tells his story of how one minor ‘lapse’ of judgement left him with a broken back and an injured shoulder

Farm Safety Week Day 4: Staying safe with Livestock

Farm Safety Week is today (Thursday) challenging the sector to think about improving livestock handling systems and making them safer and more efficient…

Farm Safety Week 2017 Day 3 – Hard-hitting farm safety stories

Transporting and stacking large hay bales has, in recent years, resulted in numerous injuries to and deaths of operators of the machinery or people nearby..

Farm Safety Week 2017: Danger in the driving seat

NFU Vice-president and chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Guy Smith says: “…40% of all farm workers who have lost their lives in agriculture over the past decade were workplace machinery-transport related…

Farm Safety Week 2017 – Pub Landlord Al Murray calls time on risk taking

Comedian Al Murray discusses the importance of Farm Safety Week (24-28 July 2017) and describes witnessing a serious machinery accident when he was just 12

Penhill Farm owner fined after telehandler killed worker Jonathan Evans

Jonathan Evans, 43, was contracted to spread fertiliser on the farmer’s fields. He was struck by the reversing telehandler, which hadn’t been maintained…

Farming partnership fined after death of manager who fell from roof

In May 2014, John Mills, 67, fell over 14 feet from a fragile roof while dismantling farm buildings in Hyde Lea, on land owned by the Toft Partnership…

Suspended prison sentence after man killed and another injured by cows

Brothers Mike and John Porter were walking on a public footpath with dogs on leads when they were attacked by cows; the fourth incident in five years involving the same cattle…

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