Injuries and illness can ruin lives and businesses. Solutions are often simple and cheap and the people best placed to make farms safer are farmers and their employees.
Health and safety is a fundamental requirement for any business and should be regarded as an essential part of farm business management.
Taking risks is an underlying problem in the industry and those working on their own are especially vulnerable along with children and older farmers.
Please note that these links are to the original legislation, visitors should verify for themselves whether legislation is in force or whether it has been amended or repealed