Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
A safety statement is a programme in writing aimed at minimising exposure to risk of injury or ill-health for all who work on the farm or who may be affected by that work. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 places the duty of preparing and implementing the statement on the person in control of the farm
Farm deaths involving elderly farmers (+65 years) now account for more than half of fatal accidents on farms. This short guide outlines the dangers as well as ways to reduce the risks.
This information sheet is written for farm families, parents and children on farms.
This Farm Safety Action Plan 2009-2012 was developed by the Farm Safety Partnership Advisory Committee, a sub-committee of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority. It sets out targets in relation to improvements required in occupational safety and health in agriculture. Building upon the past achievements of the Partnership, the plan reflects the current challenges of the industry.
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We would like to encourage parents to read this book with their children, and discuss farm safety with them.
This guidance applies to children and young persons whether they are employed in agriculture or just helping their parents, neighbours or friends on the farm, or those who are just visiting farms.
This book lists the actions agreed between state agencies and farmers representative organisations to reduce farm accidents.
A short leaflet designed to raise children's awareness about safety on the farm.