Farm safety: Maintaining and repairing machinery

September 24, 2022 12:32 pm

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has partnered with AXA and Agriland Media Group for an innovative campaign to promote greater awareness of farm safety.

Farm machinery and equipment need to be maintained and serviced regularly, so this month’s instalment looks at the precautions that need to be taken when carrying out these tasks at home in your workshop.

Workshops are essential on most farms but there are a range of hazards associated with them. These hazards need to be managed to prevent injury, or even death.