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Category: Agriculture

HSE’s Website is changing

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

You may have noticed our Agriculture, Asbestos, RIDDOR, Gas Safety, First Aid, Hairdressing, Legislation, Workers,

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Child in tractor / trailer accident

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

At 1649hrs on Monday 25th May, Health and Safety Executive were alerted to an incident that had taken place at Avon Valley Country Park, near Bristol.

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HSE announces reappointment of three Board members

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Three members of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) board have had their appointments extended, the Secretary of

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HSE warns companies to assess safety risks after a man’s leg had to be amputated

Thursday, May 21, 2009

HSE has today warned companies of the need to carry out suitable risk assessments after a man’s leg had to be amputated

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Yorkshire businesswoman’s 10 years in top health and safety role

Monday, May 18, 2009

A Yorkshire businesswoman is to chalk up a decade of championing better safety and health in the workplace – becoming

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Farmwise – essential guide to health and safety in agriculture

Friday, May 15, 2009

Free leaflet for everyone working on farms, whether employer, employee or self-employed, to help you identify the

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Understanding and influencing farmers’ attitudes

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Agriculture has the highest rate of fatal accidents of all UK industries. This study has examined farmers’ attitudes, and

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Welsh Agriculture Safety and Health Awareness Day

Monday, May 11, 2009

On 5 March 2009 80 farmers heard how 489 farmers died in accidents on their farms in the last 10 yrs

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Agriculture power take-offs and power take-off shaft drives leaflet updated

Friday, April 24, 2009

A tractor power take-off (PTO) and the power take-off drive shaft of a machine are very dangerous if used and not correctly guarded. Every year people are killed or seriously injured in accidents involving PTOs and PTO drive shafts. Most of these accidents are preventable if the PTO and PTO drive shaft are fitted with […]

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Leptospirosis leaflet updated

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Two types of leptospirosis infection can affect workers in the UK, Weil’s disease and the Hardjo form of leptospirosis.

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Statement of evidence: Respiratory hazards of poultry dust

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Poultry dust can harm the respiratory system (nose, throat, airways and lungs) and workers may experience a range of symptoms including sore throat, cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, bronchitis and even occupational asthma.

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Controlling exposure to poultry dust

Thursday, April 2, 2009

People working in poultry houses inhale many different airborne particles which collectively are referred to as poultry dust.

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The health and safety law poster

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

As from 6 April 2009, HSE is publishing new versions of its approved health and safety poster and leaflet.

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HSE’s agriculture website re-launched

Monday, March 30, 2009

With a new structure and style as well as the addition of a number of new features including:

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No harm down on the farm

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Staff at the family-run Ashlyn’s Farm Shop in North Weald, Essex, have today pledged their support to the HSE

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Wales e-Bulletin

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Latest HSE in Wales e-Bulletin has been issued, Keep in touch with workplace health and safety in Wales?

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HSE Podcast – March episode

Friday, March 6, 2009

Audio broadcasts from HSE. This episode: Dr. Sayeed Khan talks about worker employer relationships and occupational stress, and highlights the benefits of the new HSE Stress at work site.

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Agriculture campaign – progress to date

Monday, February 23, 2009

Audio report by Judith Donovan, a non Executive Director of the HSE Board on the highlights, comments and

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Approved code of practice on confined spaces

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

On 17 February 2008, HSE published guidance on working in confined spaces.

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HSE Chief Executive responds to campaign criticism

Friday, February 13, 2009

HSE Chief Executive Geoffrey Podger responds to an article in The Sun article about HSE’s agriculture campaign – ‘Make the promise. Come home safe’.

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