With the high number of vehicles and machinery and potential for falling from heights, we all understand that farming is a hazardous occupation. It represents just under 2% of the workforce in Great Britain but accounts for around 19% of the reported fatal injuries each year. 

View NFU resources on Farm Safety at https://www.nfuonline.com/hot-topics/farm-safety/

 

See the Farm Safety Foundation at www.yellowwellies.org

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The NFU represents more than 46,000 farming and growing businesses. Our purpose is to champion British agriculture and horticulture, to campaign for a stable and sustainable future for British farmers and to secure the best possible deal for our members. We strive to protect and promote British farm life and give our members a voice now and in the future.

The Farm Safety Partnership is a collaboration of organisations with a responsibility to show industry leadership by promoting safe systems of work within all sectors of agriculture.

The Voluntary Initiative is an industry led programme to promote the responsible use of plant protection products (PPP's) through schemes, tools and messages advocating an IPM-based approach to sustainable agriculture.

Safety management software for farming businesses.  We help UK agribusinesses keep on top of their compliance obligations by making record keeping simple. 

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