New, improved agriculture website

The British Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has improved its website on
acriculture. The pages cover the main causes of injury and illness. Each topic
provides information and advice to help improve health and safety on your farm.

The pages inform especially about

  • Workplace transport

  • Machinery

  • Maintenance work - machinery and equipment

  • Preventing falls

  • Handling livestock

  • Electricity

  • Child and public safety

  • Building work

  • Workplace safety and welfare

  • Controlling exposure

  • Poultry dust

  • Health problems in agriculture

  • Pesticides and veterinary medicines

  • Manual handling

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Noise

  • Vibration

  • Migrant workers: working in Great Britain from overseas

  • Risk assessment

  • Treework

More info - Source: Health and Safety Executive (HSE)