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#farm safety

# farm-safety - Monday 20 July, 2020

One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65

14 people having lost their lives so far this year compared to 19 for all of last year.

# farm-safety - Monday 6 April, 2020

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

# farm-safety - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm.

# farm-safety - Friday 12 January, 2018

Cows are by far the most dangerous animal for Ireland's most dangerous job

Two-third of injuries caused by animals to farmers were caused by cows.

# farm-safety - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

# farm-safety - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Winter is dangerous too: New app helps children stay safe on Irish farms

Two to three children die a year in farm-based accidents.

# farm-safety - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

The Health and Safety Authority and the gardaí are investigating his death.

# farm-safety - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'Dónal was impish' - Hurl and toy tractor among funeral gifts after farm death of Carlow teen

Donal English-Hayden died in an accident in Rathoe on Wednesday.

# farm-safety - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

Two boys were taken to hospital in a serious condition and one has since passed.

# farm-safety - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Donegal will wear a special one-off jersey next Sunday to promote farm safety Good Cause

Donegal will wear a special one-off jersey next Sunday to promote farm safety

The Ulster preliminary round tie takes place between Donegal and Tyrone in Ballybofey.

# farm-safety - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"

A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.

# farm-safety - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes

30 people died on Irish farms last year — the worst figure in a quarter of a century.

# farm-safety - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year

The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.

# farm-safety - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# farm-safety - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident

Another woman was injured in the incident.

# farm-safety - Friday 22 August, 2014

After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids

More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.

# farm-safety - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure

ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.

# farm-safety - Monday 21 July, 2014

Farmers urged to "think safety" today

The call comes after 14 lives have been lost so far this year.

# farm-safety - Monday 9 June, 2014

Explainer: The dangers of slurry

Just one breath of ‘rotten egg’ hydrogen sulphide can kill.

# farm-safety - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Boy dies in slurry pit incident on Antrim farm

The boy’s father is said to be fighting for his life in a Belfast hospital.

# farm-safety - Sunday 20 April, 2014

78-year-old man dies after being crushed in Donegal farming accident

Gardaí say there are no suspicious circumstances in the man’s death.

# farm-safety - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children

Although the number of deaths has reduced, there is still much work to do to make Irish farms safer for young people.

# farm-safety - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery

The man in his 50s was working with bales of hay when he became trapped under farm machinery.

# farm-safety - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

# farm-safety - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

21 people lost their lives farming last year

The IFA President has urged farm families to work safely in 2013.

# farm-safety - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Farm injuries rise by 35 per cent in 5 years

The latest research shows that farm family members suffered almost 90 per cent of farm injuries reported, while livestock-related injuries accounted for 33 per cent of all injuries.