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Farmers, a quick heads up can save your life

Did you know that two people die or are seriously injured each year in the UK when their machinery makes contact with overhead power lines?

Storm Eunice: Safety tips issued for farmers

High speed winds are expected to strike this Friday (18th) and the Met Office has issued a red weather warning for south west England and South Wales.

Innovative fire extinguisher offers environmental benefits over traditional products

The P50 AFFF Composite Fire Extinguisher from Cherry Products comes complete with a full management software programme.

Three arrested after fatal bridge collapse on Lancashire farm

Lancashire Constabulary has confirmed three arrests have been made following a bridge collapse on a farm that killed one person and hospitalised two others.

Man dies and several injured after bridge collapsed on farm

Lancashire Police were called to the scene following reports of a serious accident on Tuesday (18th January).

Farmer raises thousands for Air Ambulance after being impaled by forklift

Forty-two-year-old farmer Jonathan Willis thanked the emergency services and Addenbrooke’s Hospital surgical teams who saved him last year, after he dodged death by mere millimetres when he was accidentally impaled by a forklift tine.

Call for action as farm fire costs rise by 40%

NFU Mutual is urging farmers to have fire plans in place as claims statistics reveal the cost of farm fires shot up in 2020.

Two-thirds of farmers still not wearing a helmet, new survey reveals

According to research, the majority of ATV users still don’t wear a helmet when they ride because they feel foolish wearing them on their own farm or don’t believe they ride fast enough to warrant them. To help combat this issue and to ensure that the importance of wearing a helmet is highlighted among users when driving an ATV, Can-Am has introduced its seven golden rules for ATV usage as part of its responsible riding programme.

Health and safety on farms: what can be done?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently said that more needs to be done to improve the standards of health and safety on farms following a number of recent fatalities.

Dangerous Occupations Report 2021: Farming is revealed as the second riskiest industry

A new report has investigated the dangers that UK workers face across the country, revealing that farming is the second most dangerous industry.

NFU warns farmers of the dangers of leaving mud on the road this autumn

With the autumn harvesting of sugar beet, maize and late-cut silage about to start across the UK, NFU Mutual is reminding farmers of the need to avoid leaving mud on roads.

Safety concerns regarding UK trailer law changes

It was announced this week that the UK’s rules on towing a trailer will change in autumn 2021 – find out how these changes could impact you.

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