Farm Safety

Young guest bloggers sought to highlight farm safety

Young guest bloggers sought to highlight farm safety

AgriKids, the farm safety educational platform, is looking for aspiring agri writers to be their guest bloggers. Children can forward...

April 3, 2021

The safety of children on farms should be at the forefront of farmers’ minds

The safety of children on farms should be at the forefront of farmers’ minds

The spring-calving season is well under way on farms across the country with over half a million calves already being...

February 28, 2021

Fertiliser spreading: Key things to keep in mind this spring

Fertiliser spreading: Key things to keep in mind this spring

With fertiliser spreading season now upon Irish farmers, there are a number of key elements people should keep in mind...

February 22, 2021

Free virtual meeting on farm safety and mental health taking place on Monday

Free virtual meeting on farm safety and mental health taking place on Monday

Fine Gael TD Colm Burke will be hosting a free Zoom meeting next week, with discussions focusing on farm safety...

February 14, 2021

Calving safety: Don’t take unnecessary risks

Calving safety: Don’t take unnecessary risks

With the spring-calving season now underway on Irish farms, many farmers will now be under increased stress and pressure, with...

February 6, 2021

Driving a quad on the farm: Tips and best practice advice

Driving a quad on the farm: Tips and best practice advice

The use of quad bikes is becoming more and more common on farms – with many farmers viewing their quad as...

February 3, 2021

Make children’s safety a priority during the 2021 slurry season

Make children’s safety a priority during the 2021 slurry season

The coming weeks will see all of Ireland’s rural areas echoing to the sound of slurry mixers and tractors drawing...

January 25, 2021

Farmers invited to free farm safety-focused webinar on funding programmes

Farmers invited to free farm safety-focused webinar on funding programmes

Farmers are invited to join a free webinar next week that will focus on a number of topics related to...

January 19, 2021

Deadline looms for farm health and safety project proposals

Deadline looms for farm health and safety project proposals

Relevant stakeholders have been encouraged to get proposals in for innovative farm health, safety and wellbeing projects under the  European...

January 18, 2021

Farmers advised to keep others in loop

Farmers advised to keep others in loop

Farm safety advocate Peter Gohery has advised farmers to let others know of their movements when out and about working...

January 17, 2021

Take care when emptying your slurry tanks in the coming days and weeks

Take care when emptying your slurry tanks in the coming days and weeks

The slurry season for 2021 has begun in two of the three zones, with many farmers now rushing to empty...

January 15, 2021

Video: Minister Heydon gives top 3 farm safety tips for 2021

Video: Minister Heydon gives top 3 farm safety tips for 2021

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for farm safety, Martin Heydon...

January 12, 2021

Cork student wins ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Cork student wins ABP Farm Safety category at BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Cathal O’Sullivan from Co. Cork was the overall winner of the ABP Farm Safety category at the BT Young Scientist...

January 11, 2021

ABP Farm Safety category returns as BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2021 moves online

ABP Farm Safety category returns as BT Young Scientist Exhibition 2021 moves online

For the seventh consecutive year, ABP Food Group is sponsoring the special Farm Safety Award at the BT Young Scientist...

January 6, 2021

19 farm fatalities last year: ‘2021 needs to be the year farmers put safety first’

19 farm fatalities last year: ‘2021 needs to be the year farmers put safety first’

The significant number of fatalities on Irish farms in 2020 as a result of workplace incidents has been highlighted in...

January 4, 2021

Making your farmyard safer: Machinery management tips

Making your farmyard safer: Machinery management tips

Christmas can be a hectic time of the year on an Irish farmyard – particularly with children off from school...

December 28, 2020

Top tips to make your farmyard a safer place this Christmas

Top tips to make your farmyard a safer place this Christmas

Christmas can be a hectic time of the year on Irish farmyards – particularly with children off from school on...

December 28, 2020

AgriKids webinars continue farm safety conversation

AgriKids webinars continue farm safety conversation

AgriKids, the farm safety educational platform, has kept the farm safety conversation going during the pandemic, delivering 49 webinars to...

December 28, 2020