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# farm-safety - Monday 20 July, 2020

One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65
# Farm Safety Week
# Farm Safety Week

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

Jul 20th 2020, 9:42 AM 9,619 Views 18 Comments

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
# Farming Accident
# Farming Accident

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

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 67,908 Views 16 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Jul 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 20,750 Views 4 Comments

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
# Bulling
# Bulling

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

Jan 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 25,427 Views 44 Comments

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
# Precautions
# Precautions

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

May 24th 2017, 6:30 AM 10,531 Views 21 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 5,971 Views 5 Comments

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

# farm-safety - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Man dies in Hacketstown farming accident

Nov 20th 2016, 4:44 PM 20,058 Views 2 Comments

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
# Donal English-hayden

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

Aug 29th 2015, 2:35 PM 19,907 Views 7 Comments

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

# farm-safety - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident
# Ballon
# Ballon

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

Aug 26th 2015, 6:20 PM 52,216 Views 78 Comments

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

# farm-safety - Monday 11 May, 2015

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

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

May 11th 2015, 12:57 PM 6,493 Views 2 Comments

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"
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 11,700 Views 28 Comments

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
# On The Phone
# On The Phone

Stressed-out farmers making the "simplest" of mistakes

Jan 28th 2015, 8:15 AM 8,535 Views 16 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Jan 6th 2015, 12:36 PM 4,539 Views 5 Comments

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
# James Higgins
# James Higgins

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

Dec 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,380 Views 7 Comments

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
# Farming
# Farming

Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident

Sep 25th 2014, 6:02 PM 22,118 Views 7 Comments

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
# New Module
# New Module

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 12,359 Views 28 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Aug 6th 2014, 10:33 AM 10,525 Views 32 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farmers urged to "think safety" today

Jul 21st 2014, 8:31 AM 7,051 Views 9 Comments

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

# farm-safety - Monday 9 June, 2014

Explainer: The dangers of slurry
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Explainer: The dangers of slurry

Jun 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 31,080 Views 16 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Boy dies in slurry pit incident on Antrim farm

Jun 8th 2014, 9:23 AM 18,932 Views 0 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Apr 20th 2014, 9:25 PM 38,777 Views 11 Comments

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
# Tragedies
# Tragedies

Another farm safety campaign considered after deaths of four children

Jan 12th 2014, 4:00 PM 23,945 Views 18 Comments

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
# Cavan
# Cavan

Farmer in Cavan dies after becoming trapped under machinery

Jul 13th 2013, 3:04 PM 11,532 Views 7 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

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

Mar 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,198 Views 4 Comments

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
# Farm Accident
# Farm Accident

21 people lost their lives farming last year

Jan 2nd 2013, 1:15 PM 4,772 Views 20 Comments

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
# Farm Safety
# Farm Safety

Farm injuries rise by 35 per cent in 5 years

Jun 21st 2012, 1:07 PM 2,110 Views 8 Comments

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.