Social media

Javascript is required to use HSE website social media functionality.

Category: Agriculture

Scottish salmon farming company fined after worker drowns

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

A salmon farming company has been fined £70,000 after a worker drowned in Loch Heather, on the Isle of Lewis.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Melton Mowbray safety event after thumbs up

Friday, November 4, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Melton Mowbray to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Fort William safety event after thumbs up

Friday, November 4, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Fort William on Thursday, 10 November to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Elgin safety event after thumbs up

Friday, November 4, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Elgin on Tuesday, 8 November to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


BBC Countryfile presenter hosts farm safety event

Friday, November 4, 2011

Farmer and BBC Countryfile presenter Adam Henson, has helped to get important safety messages out to farmers in the Gloucestershire area by hosting a free training event at Cotswold Farm Park on Tuesday 1 November.

Read more


Two thirds of Scottish workplace deaths in agriculture

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Nearly two thirds of Scots killed at work last year worked in agriculture, analysis of figures published earlier this year by HSE have shown. Of the fifteen workplace fatalities that occurred between April 2010 and March 2011, nine were in agriculture.

Read more


RR894 – Hand-arm vibration of horticultural machinery Part 2

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

In recent years there have been many cases of HAVS being reported for people who work in agriculture, horticulture and landscape gardening. The work described in this report assesses the standard test for hedge trimmers defined in BS EN ISO 10517:2009 for repeatability and ease of use and where possible for reproducibility.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Ayrshire safety event after thumbs up

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Ayr on Thursday, 3 November to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Usk safety event after thumbs up

Monday, October 17, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Usk to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Fife farming company fined after worker loses two toes

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A farming company has been fined after a worker had to have two toes from his right foot amputated, when he became entangled in machinery inside a grain reception pit.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Cheshire safety event

Friday, October 7, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Macclesfield to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


RR884 – Hand-arm vibration of horticultural machinery: Part 1

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The work described in this research report assesses the standard test defined in BS EN 836:1997 (incorporating amendments Nos. 1 to 3) for repeatability and ease of use and where possible for reproducibility (by comparing machine manufacturers’ declared vibration against HSL measurements to the same standardised procedures).

Read more


Farmers flock to attend safety event in East Yorkshire

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Farmers are queuing up to attend free safety events in Burton Constable to help them get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Agriculture eBulletins – February, April and July 2011

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Archive versions of agriculture eBulletins from February, April and July 2011 are now available.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Lancaster safety event

Monday, October 3, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Lancaster to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Worker’s fingers severed by wood cutting machine

Friday, September 30, 2011

The thumb and fingers on a worker’s right hand were cut off while he was using a firewood processing machine at a Shropshire farm, a court heard.

Read more


Safety Notice – Supply of flail-type cutting attachments on portable hand-held brush cutters

Friday, September 30, 2011

Non-standard metal brush cutting accessories fitted to petrol driven brush cutters can fail catastrophically in-service. There is a risk of death or serious injury to operators and others in vicinity from ejected metal components. Suppliers of such equipment should immediately discontinue supply of flail-type cutting attachments for portable hand-held brush cutters.

Read more


Placing biocide products on the UK market – What you need to know

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

If you think that your product is a biocide and you want to place it on the UK market the following information summarises the requirements with which you need to comply.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Ulverston safety event

Monday, September 26, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Ulverston to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Farmers encouraged to attend Inverurie safety event after thumbs up

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Farmers are being encouraged to attend a free training event in Inverurie on Tuesday, 4 October to get to grips with health and safety in one of Britain’s most dangerous industries.

Read more


Page 10 of 26« First...89101112...20...Last »

Social media

Javascript is required to use HSE website social media functionality.