Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Chemicals such as fertilizers, detergents, oils, disinfectants and plant protection products can play an important role in everyday life on the farm. However, if these chemicals are not used safely, then you could be at risk.
Before carrying out any work at height around the farm involving minor repairs on sheds, on buildings or on silos, you
must ask yourself are you competent and have you the right equipment to carry out the work safely.
This booklet was produced by FBD Insurance, in conjunction with Teagasc and the HSA.
The Farm Safety Action Plan (2016–2018) was developed by the Farm Safety Partnership Advisory Committee, an advisory committee of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority.
This guidance focuses on the vet’s obligations when carrying out work on a farm (excluding equine establishments). The content is also relevant to other professionals handling animals on farms, for example, livestock scanners, AI staff and weight recording staff.
The major cause of timber related fatal accidents is being struck by falling trees or branches while felling trees
Farmers, Contractors and all on farms need to know and understand the risks involved when dealing with all types of bales.
This guidance is intended for all those who use tractors and machinery in Irish farming.
This poster has been produced jointly with the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána.
Information on the Health and Safety responsibilities of Forest Land Owners and Managers who intend to fell their trees.