Lockdown projects for farm kids
21st January 2021
With more children studying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has created some educational games to help them stay safe on farms.
Working at height
21st January 2021
According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) falls are the second highest cause of death in agriculture – every year at least eight people die falling from a height.
Keeping on top of farm health and safety
15th December 2020
Risk and Safety Compliance (RASCS) offers local expert advice to help farmers keep staff safe and meet their legal and ethical health and safety requirements.
Lorry driver dies in bale accident at Cheshire farm
14th December 2020
Cheshire Police and Health and Safety Executive confirm farm death which occurred on 2nd December.
Concerned over the difficulty and cost of installing security at your farm?
10th December 2020
Rural crime rates are increasing all over the country and causing farmers the unwelcome stress of how they should secure vital mobile assets and secure their farm buildings.
Keep your farm safe and secure
4th December 2020
According to security service specialists Protection and Communication Engineering Limited, the protection and security of agricultural assets is becoming increasingly important.
“Revolutionary” Wellies are a hit with farmers this season
26th November 2020
Award-winning Wellington boot manufacturer, Leon Boots Co Ltd, has taken the industry by storm since it came to the UK market two years ago, with a unique boot that promises to be lighter, more durable and comfortable.
Arable farmer says safety app is a must-have
3rd September 2020
Melton Mowbray farmer Eric Wright explains how the Smart Farmer app offered his farm a simple way to improve worker safety. Farmers Guide also caught up with the app’s creator Marc Skivington about the range of updates on the way.
New live-streaming camera boosts security and animal welfare
20th August 2020
Growing up on the family farm, Eddie McDiarmid started to have problems with thefts from the farm shop, and after installing security cameras, quickly realised that they would also be very useful for lambing and calving season.
New drop-out window panels safeguard pig welfare during heatwave
18th August 2020
Recent record temperatures and prolonged spells of hot weather have prompted pig housing specialists, ARM Buildings, to offer farmers an additional means of safeguarding pig health and welfare in artificially-ventilated buildings.
Farm Safety Foundation gives top tips for drivers passing cyclists
24th July 2020
Farm Safety Foundation has come up with a list of top tips for driving safely with cyclists on the road, as British Cycling has seen a threefold increase in membership since the 2012 Olympics.
Farm deaths are falling, but there is still work to do – report
20th July 2020
Farm deaths fell to a five-year low of 21 in 2019/20 according to the HSE’s latest figures, released today (20th July) to coincide with the start of Farm Safety Week.