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Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

Agricultural stakeholders in the North have joined forces to establish a Rural Health Forum to lobby on health issues affecting...

April 14, 2021

Farmers urged to think ‘SAFE’ as slurry spreading period approaches

Farmers urged to think ‘SAFE’ as slurry spreading period approaches

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is urging the region’s farmers to take simple safety measures when...

January 26, 2021

HSENI releases 42,000 ‘Avoid Harm on the Farm’ child safety calendars

HSENI releases 42,000 ‘Avoid Harm on the Farm’ child safety calendars

The Chief Executive of the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI), Robert Kidd, has launched the ‘Avoid Harm...

December 14, 2020

HSENI launches its third Farm Safe Essential message ‘Give Slurry Space’

HSENI launches its third Farm Safe Essential message ‘Give Slurry Space’

The Health and Safety Executive of Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched its third Farm Safe Essential message, ‘Give Slurry Space’,...

October 5, 2020

Bereaved mum turned trailer campaigner to speak out in farm safety webinar

Bereaved mum turned trailer campaigner to speak out in farm safety webinar

A woman whose 19-year-old son was killed by a grain trailer with faulty brakes is to speak at a farm...

September 28, 2020

‘Don’t get caught out by bulls’ HSENI warns farmers

‘Don’t get caught out by bulls’ HSENI warns farmers

Northern Ireland’s Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) has launched its second Farm Safe Essential message, which urges farmers not to...

September 24, 2020

HSENI to take new approach to farm safety messaging

HSENI to take new approach to farm safety messaging

Northern Ireland’s Health and Safety Executive (HSENI) is to take a simpler and snappier approach to its farm safety campaign....

August 14, 2020

Facemasks and temperature checks listed in new Covid protocols for NI marts

Facemasks and temperature checks listed in new Covid protocols for NI marts

Temperature checks and mask-wearing are to become mandatory in Northern Ireland livestock marts as part of the latest set of...

July 23, 2020

Enquiries made following fatal farm incident in Derry

Enquiries made following fatal farm incident in Derry

Enquiries are being made by authorities following an incident in which a man was killed on a farm in Co....

June 9, 2020

HSENI launches farm safety poster competition following recent incidents involving children

HSENI launches farm safety poster competition following recent incidents involving children

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched a poster competition for children to promote farm safety...

May 31, 2020

Firm fined following death of man at livestock mart

Firm fined following death of man at livestock mart

A mart firm has today, Friday, March 13, been fined £12,500 (€13,995) following the death of a man at a...

March 13, 2020

Farmers urged to remember ‘slurry mixing code’ during spreading season

Farmers urged to remember ‘slurry mixing code’ during spreading season

Farmers are urged to take extra care when working with slurry – particularly agitating – as spreading season gets underway...

January 22, 2020

Avoid Harm on the Farm: 2020 NI children’s farm safety calendar launched

Avoid Harm on the Farm: 2020 NI children’s farm safety calendar launched

A farm safety calendar competition received entries from more than 3,800 school children from across Northern Ireland. The chief executive...

January 17, 2020

2019: The year that was for Northern Ireland farming

2019: The year that was for Northern Ireland farming

2019 hasn’t been particularly kind to our farmers in the North, with many ending the year feeling no better off, if...

December 31, 2019

Farmer and building contractor fined for health and safety breaches

Farmer and building contractor fined for health and safety breaches

A farmer and a building contractor were both fined at Antrim Crown Court today, Thursday, December 12, for breaching health...

December 12, 2019

Authorities investigate ‘sudden death in tragic farm accident’

Authorities investigate ‘sudden death in tragic farm accident’

Authorities are investigating the circumstances of a farm death in Newry, Co. Armagh, over the weekend. The incident took place...

December 2, 2019

Safety advisory visits under way for agri contractors

Safety advisory visits under way for agri contractors

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is continuing a series of agriculture contractor advisory visits to focus...

October 30, 2019

NI animal feed firm fined after employee loses arm

NI animal feed firm fined after employee loses arm

A Northern Irish animal feed company has been fined £20,000 (€22,411) over an incident which saw an employee lose an...

October 7, 2019