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Category: Agriculture

HSE issues farm machinery safety reminder

Thursday, September 10, 2009

HSE today issued a reminder to farmers and farm workers on the dangers of tractor farm machinery following a safety

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Vulnerable workers in agriculture

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Terms of reference for the Vulnerable Workers Project Group and Terms of reference and meeting papers

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Agriculture Safety and Health Awareness Days in Scotland

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

HSE is running a number of Agricultural SHADs targeted at small farms with employees and self employed farmers. The

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Do you work with trees?

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Working with trees can be dangerous. Most injuries happen when using a chainsaw to fell trees, but there are other causes for serious injuries

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Livestock Project Group papers

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The agenda and papers for the meeting of the Livestock Project Group held on 26 June 2009 are now available.

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Employers – take proper precautions to prevent falls

Friday, August 21, 2009

Employers are being warned to take correct precautions when their staff work at height, after a farm employee

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Free – HSE eBulletins

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Influences on safe/unsafe practices

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

In order to understand more about the influences on safe and unsafe farming practices BOMEL was commissioned to

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Farmers urged to stop and think as harvest season gets underway

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

HSE is urging all farmers to take care as harvest gets underway. In the past five years, 82 workers suffered fatal injuries between July and October,

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Safety Alert – Agricultural machinery – Rotating arm bale wrappers

Thursday, July 30, 2009

This bulletin is being issued by HSE to alert users and manufacturers of bale wrapping machines of a potential problem with the pressure sensitive trip device located on the rotating arm.

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Tree Work News – April 2009

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

This is the third edition of Tree Work News, HSE’s e-newsletter for the arboriculture and forestry industries.

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Patterns of non-fatal accidents in agriculture and the food supply chain

Monday, July 27, 2009

This study provides a detailed insight into the pattern of non-fatal accidents across agriculture and the food supply

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Cattle and public access – information and advice

Friday, July 17, 2009

Each year there are a number of incidents where members of the public are injured by cattle, sometimes fatally. Two information sheets are available

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Pesticides and veterinary medicines

Thursday, July 9, 2009

What do you need to know and do.

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Farmwise Welsh version

Thursday, July 2, 2009

The Welsh version of  ‘Farmwise: Your essential guide to health and safety in agriculture’ is now available.

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Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee (AIAC) updates

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Information about the AIAC including the terms of reference, member’s biographies and register interests of

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Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee (AIAC) papers

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Additional papers from meetings of the Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee are now available:

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Farming Safety and Health Awareness Days

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Additional dates and locations available. Safety and Health Awareness Days (SHADs) are practical demonstrations

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Friday, June 12, 2009

Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people’s health at risk, causing diseases including

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Strawberry farm closure – HSE puts the record straight

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

HSE Chair, Judith Hackitt’s, responses to articles about a fruit farm closure in the Daily Telegraph, The Sun,

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