A Little Less Conversation, A Little More Action Please…

It’s hard to believe that this is our 7th annual Farm Safety Week says Stephanie Berkeley, Manager of the Farm Safety Foundation… In a year when it has been revealed that, despite there being seven times more workers employed in the construction industry than agriculture, forestry and fishing, you are actually seven times more likely

National Stress Awareness Day 2018

According to mental health charity MIND, being under pressure is a normal part of life. But becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health issues or make existing problems worse. Today marks National Stress Awareness Day and the day offers an opportunity to take a moment and focus again on our wellbeing and think

A New Year’s Resolution…

There’s just something about the first few days of January that makes us take stock and want to change things for the better and at Yellow Wellies HQ we are no different… Over the past month, we have worked with real farmers facing real challenges in their industry and have asked them to bring forward

Iwan Meirion

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