It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

As we approach the festive season , I am going to resist the temptation to resort to corny puns about ‘Elf & Safety’ but I thought it would be useful to reflect on the past 12 months and what has been achieved in terms of the Farm Safety Foundation and its effect on farm safety.

Reducing the risk of accidents with livestock

Reducing the risk of accidents when handling livestock “Handling cattle doesn’t have to be dangerous and there are straightforward precautions that can keep you safe.” Guest blogger Iwan Meirion, Chair of the Wales on-farm Health and Safety Partnership is reminding farmers of the risks associated with handling cattle. Handling livestock is a dangerous activity. Accidents

Yellow Wellies takes PRide in latest award!

The best of public relations in the Midlands were announced at the 2015 CIPR Midlands PRide Awards, which gathered together more than 200 of the region’s public relations professionals on Friday evening to celebrate at the National Motorcycle Museum Solihull. Now in its 12th year, the CIPR PRide Awards are the most credible UK-wide awards in the

Hydrogen Sulphide – the hidden killer

Midnight 15 October signifies closed slurry spreading season – This is a particularly busy time for farmers so please take five minutes and click on the photo or link below to read this article about how one man survived a close encounter with a hidden killer – Hydrogen Sulphide. Co. Antrim farmer Alex Walker shared

Future farmers think safety

It’s back to school and the Foundation have been busy delivering three farm safety awareness workshops across the country to nearly 500 students.  Bishop Burton College, Hull, CAFRE Greenmount Campus and Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor were the beneficiaries this month and feedback we received from the student on the day included: “It makes you think and helps you to

Calling all young farmers in Wales…

Save the Date – 14 September 2015 The Farm Safety Foundation Yellow Wellies Campaign, in partnership with Wales YFC, Lantra and the Wales Farm Safety Partnership are delighted to offer a special evening at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor, Glynllifon to raise awareness of farm safety buy cialis online overnight shipping. This special event takes place on Monday

RIP to a West Country Legend

Some sad news folks – August 9th saw the passing of John Macey, one of Adge’s original Wurzels. In memory of this West Country legend here’s another chance to watch our “Farm Safety is the Key” video filmed at Moreton Morrell College, Warks.  

Northern Ireland Farm Safety Partnership News…

“It is imperative that safety in and around the farm remains a priority all year round.” With the school holidays underway, Northern Ireland’s farmers and their families are being urged to ensure farm safety remains their number one priority this summer. Teresa Canavan, Chief Executive of the Rural Development Council (RDC) made the call as

A huge THANK YOU from Farm Safety Week

As the dust settles on another Farm Safety Week, I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to each and every person who took the time to read our blog, voice their opinion, Like & Share our messages and help make this the most successful Farm Safety Week to date. The team met up

Farming – it’s not child’s play!

Themed help and advice placed online each day of the third annual Farm Safety Week 6-10 July Farm Safety Foundation, Farm Safety Partnerships, the Health & Safety Executive, Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland and Health & Safety Authority, Ireland join forces to drive the initiative. Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine,