Agriculture

  • 2016

    Use Chemicals Safely on the Farm

    Chemicals such as fertilizers, detergents, oils, disinfectants and plant protection products can play an important role in everyday life on the farm. However, if these chemicals are not used safely, then you could be at risk.

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  • 2016

    Working at Height in Agriculture Information Sheet

    Before carrying out any work at height around the farm involving minor repairs on sheds, on buildings or on silos, you must ask yourself are you competent and have you the right equipment to carry out the work safely.

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  • 2016

    Build in Safety - Advice for Farmers

    This booklet was produced by FBD Insurance, in conjunction with Teagasc and the HSA.

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  • 2016

    Farm Safety Action Plan 2016-2018

    The Farm Safety Action Plan (2016–2018) was developed by the Farm Safety Partnership Advisory Committee, an advisory committee of the Board of the Health and Safety Authority.

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  • 2016

    Health and Safety of Vets Visiting Farms

    This guidance focuses on the vet’s obligations when carrying out work on a farm (excluding equine establishments). The content is also relevant to other professionals handling animals on farms, for example, livestock scanners, AI staff and weight recording staff.

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  • 2015

    Guidance on the Safe Use of Tractors and Machinery on Farms

    This guidance is intended for all those who use tractors and machinery in Irish farming.

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  • 2013

    Staying Fit for Farming

    The National Centre for Men’s Health, Institute of Technology Carlow was commissioned to write this booklet.

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  • 2013

    Only a Giant Can Lift a Bull

    This book is a celebration of life on farms in Ireland, through the eyes and words of children. They tell us that farms are great places to live and grow up on. They also tell us how fragile life on the farm can be for children and adults alike, when chances are taken and safety is compromised.

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  • 2011

    Safe Handling of Cattle on Farms Information Sheet

    This information sheet gives advice on the safe handling of cattle on farms. Dangerous situations involving cattle are almost entirely avoidable – you or a family member needn’t become a ‘statistic’.

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  • 2011

    Safe Handling of Cattle on Farms

    Any work with cattle involves some level of risk. This publication has been prepared to provide general advice and guidance to all persons handling cattle on farms.

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