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Category: Agriculture

Farm owner fined after overlooking legal requirements

Friday, May 18, 2012

The owner of a Bedfordshire farm has been prosecuted for failing to complete legally required documentation in relation to safe working near overhead power cables.

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Kent farmer prosecuted for pesticide failings

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Kent farmer has been prosecuted for storing and using an illegal pesticide that was sprayed on a crop of pears.

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Shropshire egg supplier fined for worker’s fall

Friday, May 4, 2012

A Shropshire egg supplier has been prosecuted after a female worker suffered serious foot injuries falling through a hole in the floor of a poultry barn.

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Firm fined after worker’s fall from forklift

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A North Devon farming business has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker fractured his skull falling from the prong of a forklift truck at an animal feed mill.

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Church Broughton man fined after worker seriously injured

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Church Broughton man has been fined after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when his quad bike overturned at a farm in Derbyshire.

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Farming partnership fined after two workers severely injured

Thursday, April 26, 2012

A Montrose farming partnership has been fined after two agricultural workers were severely injured when a telescopic handler went out of control, fell down a steep bank and came to rest at the top of a cliff.

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Worksop man fined after death of worker

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

A Worksop man has been fined after an employee was crushed to death when a tractor overturned and landed on him.

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Animal feed firm sentenced over finger loss

Friday, March 30, 2012

A Lancashire animal feed firm has been sentenced after an employee lost one of his fingers in machinery.

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Dorset dairy company fined after worker’s arm crushed

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A Dorset dairy has been prosecuted after an employee was injured when his arm was pulled into a slurry separator.

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Worker lost arm in unguarded farm machinery

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A worker employed to clear out an industrial chicken shed lost his arm after it became trapped in unguarded machinery.

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COSHH and your industry – How does it affect you?

Monday, March 26, 2012

How does Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) affect you in your industry? Select your industry to view key messages and how COSHH affects you.

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Agriculture FAQs – Training and Vocational Qualifications (VQs)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Answers to some of the frequently asked questions on training requirements in agriculture.

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Countryside firm sentenced over strimmer death

Monday, March 12, 2012

A countryside management firm has been sentenced over the death of a father-of-four in Barrow-in-Furness, who was struck by a piece of metal that flew off a strimmer at high speed.

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Safety summit aims to reduce forestry fatalities

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Safety champions and forestry industry leaders met this week to tackle the high rate of fatal and major injuries in the industry.

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Council fined after worker loses arm in wood chipper

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Durham County Council has been prosecuted for safety failings after a grounds-man’s arm was severed in a wood chipper machine.

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Leading horse trainer in court after worker’s fall

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The owner of racing stables in North Yorkshire has been prosecuted after a yard worker fell more than three metres through a skylight in a stable block.

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Fatal injuries in farming, forestry, horticulture and associated industries 2010/11

Monday, February 27, 2012

This report summarises the fatalities, investigated by inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive, reported in the agricultural sector in Britain between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2011. It also highlights trends and indicates key points in fatalities involving employees, the self-employed and members of the public.

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Risk management – Online example assessments

Monday, February 20, 2012

The examples show how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment. If you can’t find your industry listed, pick the one closest to it and adapt it for your own workplace.

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COSHH – How does it affect you in your industry?

Friday, February 17, 2012

How does Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health affect you in your industry? – From this page select your industry to view key messages and how COSHH affects you.

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Vehicles at work – Interactive case studies

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

HSE has put together some ‘before-and-after’ interactive case studies to help you think and talk about vehicle safety in the workplace. They are all based on events that our inspectors have reported.

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