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Health and Safety Authority launches inspection campaign focusing on livestock safety

21 Jan , 2022  

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) will begin a two-week intensive farm safety inspection campaign on Monday 24th January with a focus on the safe management of livestock during calving season when the risk of injury to farmers increases significantly.   Over the last 10 years, 196 people have lost their lives in farming related work activity […]

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HSA farm safety blitz to focus on livestock handling

24 Jan , 2020  

Farmers preparing for calving season have been warned that ‘there’s no such thing as a quiet cow’. Planning a fortnight-long farm inspection campaign from Monday, January 27, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) hopes to carry out 300 inspections with the focus on working safely with livestock. In 2019, six of the 18 farm fatalities […]