Mae gofyn i bob plentyn mewn ysgolion cynradd ac ysgolion arbennig ledled Cymru greu negeseuon diogelwch fferm i’w cynnwys yn y calendr. Mae’r gystadleuaeth yn agor dydd Llun 5 Medi 2022 ac yn cau dydd Gwener 21 Hydref 2022.   SUT I GYSTADLU Gall disgyblion ysgolion cynradd (y Cyfnod Sylfaen, Cyfnod Allweddol 1 a Chyfnod

Wales Farm Safety Calendar Competition 2023

NOW OPEN! The competition is open to primary school pupils (Foundation, Key Stage 1 & Key Stage 2) and pupils from special schools throughout Wales. The competition starts on Monday 5 September 2022 and closes Friday 4 November 2022. To enter, each child should draw (e.g. pencil, pen, crayon, pastel, etc.) or paint a picture

Simply The Best… YFC Achiever Farm Safety Award 2022

On Wednesday, we celebrated 10 inspiring individuals who have worked tirelessly over the past decade to reduce the injury risk for farmers and farming families, but what about now? What about the next generation? Who are the individuals or groups that are championing farm safety at this time? The Farm Safety Foundation is proud of

Protecting Your Life and Your Livelihood

We all know how crucial it is to prevent incidents on farms, but we also know that unexpected events can still happen. So, this Farm Safety Week we’re asking you to think about the ‘What ifs?’ What if you had a life-changing incident? How would it affect both you and your family financially and how

Ryan’s Story

Your eyes are one of the most important organs of the body. Unfortunately, they’re also one of the most delicate and susceptible to injury. Let’s face it, they’re a wee bit squishy. Safety glasses and goggles go a long way in protecting our eyes from excessive light stimulation, UV rays, and foreign objects. Doing activities

Take My Breath Away

With the HSE reporting that, each year, around 12,000 people die from work-related lung diseases linked to past exposure to hazardous substances at work, today we are highlighting this breathtakingly (sorry) high number of incidents related to chest problems from breathing in: dusts from harvesting or handling grain, mixing animal feedstuffs, feeding animals, handling mouldy

To Hop… Or Not To Hop…

…that is the question. Bear with us folks, we have been approached by many working in the industry confused about what they have read, heard or been taught about the dangers of working near overhead powerlines. There are overhead power lines criss-crossing the country. Often unnoticed, they are essential to provide electricity to cities, towns,

Holding Out For A Hero…

As we reflect on 10 years of Farm Safety Week, we can all acknowledge that we have had 10 years of shocking headlines, 10 years of life-changing and life-ending injuries and 10 years of heartbreak for farming families across the UK and Ireland, but there is another side to it… Behind the scenes, there is

More Than Lip Service

Comment by Alma Jordan – Founder AgriKids In 2014 news of the deaths of two young children on their family farms was to have profound impact on me. The deaths were in days of each other, I was heartbroken for the families and hoped that they had a strong network of friends and community around to support

Tomos’ Story

Keeping  children safe on farms has always been a challenge and it is an issue that has been debated for as long as Farm Safety Week has been running . Sadly, despite the best efforts of parents to keep their children safe, accidents can occur with tragic unpredictable events  having far-reaching consequences and devastating results. One