Livestock auctioneers fined after man, 75, killed by cow

A company has been fined after a 75-year-old man was killed by a cow that had escaped from a livestock market in Wales. Father-of-two Huw Evans was knocked down and trampled by a cow that was being auctioned at a livestock market run by J.J. Morris Limited on 19 November 2022. The cow was being […]

Farming business fined after a walker dies in cattle incident

A farming business has been fined after a member of the public died after being butted several times by a cow in front of two onlooking grandchildren. Marian Clode, 61, was on a family walk on 3 April 2016 when the attack happened on a public bridleway in Northumberland. She died in hospital three days […]

HSE to visit farms as part of national inspection campaign

Health and Safety Consultants Newcastle, RASCS Ensure that your staff have been trained to look after their own health and safety. Put them on our unique, 3D training course: International Farm & Estate Health and Safety (thinkific.com) Farmers are being reminded they must change their attitude towards safety as Britain’s workplace regulator readies itself for […]

MEET THE FARMERS PODCAST – FARM SAFETY

Richard Wade talks to Ben Eagle about farm safety issues. Farm Safety Week Special – with Richard Wade – Meet the Farmers – Podcast – Podtail Farm Management Health & Safety Training                                Farm Workers’ Health & Safety Training     […]

TRACTOR TRAILER BRAKING – download

If you have trailers and use them on the public highway then you should be aware of the essential safety information that will ensure you remain safe and compliant with the law. This excellent document from the Agricultural Engineers Association will guide you.    

Stay safe around cattle in the countryside at Easter

The Easter break will see thousands of people heading into the countryside to stretch their legs and enjoy Britain’s stunning scenery. While the vast majority of walkers enjoy the countryside safely and use the extensive network of footpaths, bridleways, and public access land without any problems, going through fields where there are cattle can be […]

Farmer fined after dog walker thrown 8ft into the air and trampled by cow

Farmer fined after dog walker thrown 8ft into the air and trampled by cow FREE DOWNLOAD SAFE HANDLING AND HOUSING OF CATTLE FREE DOWNLOAD CATTLE AND PUBLIC ACCESS IN ENGLAND AND WALES A DOG walker was thrown 8ft into the air by a cow which then repeatedly trampled on him as he tried to crawl […]

HSE LAUNCHES A NEW FARM SAFETY CAMPAIGN IN MARCH 2023

Health and Safety Executive Campaign  March 2023 SAFER BRITISH FARMS Agriculture consistently has the highest number of deaths and injuries of all sectors in Great Britain (per 100,000 workers). We want to make 2023 a safer year on our farms by working together. Moving vehicles are the highest cause of deaths in British farming. These […]