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Inspection blitz to target livestock safety
Amy Forde
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched an inspection campaign focusing on livestock handling safety ahead of peak calving season.
3 January 2023 News
Young Galway man killed in farm accident
The young man died at the scene of the Galway farm accident on Monday morning.
30 December 2022 News
Twelve farming-related deaths recorded in 2022
Farming remains by far the most dangerous occupation, accounting for almost half of the 26 workplace fatalities reported in 2022.
Man dies in Limerick farm accident
Gardaí attended the scene of a farm fatality in Co Limerick where a man in his 50s was pronounced dead.
14 December 2022 News
Farm deaths spike a stark reminder
Three recent farm deaths are a stark reminder of just how dangerous farming is.
30 November 2022 Dealer
Woman dies while cutting timber in Kilkenny
The death of a woman occurred in Kilkenny over the weekend following what is understood to have been a falling branch.
21 November 2022 News
HSA ramps up farm safety inspections from Monday in week-long campaign
The nationwide farm inspection campaign by the Health and Safety Authority will focus on farmer health and wellbeing.
21 November 2022 News
Man dies following farm incident in Donegal
The incident occurred on a farm in Donegal on Sunday morning.
21 November 2022 News
2021 sees number of fatal fatalities halve
Data on farming, forestry and fishing workplaces are combined in some aspects of the Health and Safety Authority’s reporting.
24 October 2022 News
HSA launches working from height safety campaign
Farm safety inspectors will remind farmers of the dangers associated with working at heights.
27 September 2022 News
Farmers twice as likely to die of heart attacks – ESRI
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has published analysis on mortality rates in the Irish population.
15 September 2022 News
Farmer Writes: scanning and health and safety inspection
Grass growth is still on a go slow as rain has largely by passed Tommy Moyles farm and the warm weather saw the second day of scanning postponed.
24 August 2022 Farmer Writes