NW farmers urged to ‘have a look around to see is your farm safe’

Farm Safety Week kicks off today with advice for farmers on how to stay safe and mitigate risk.

The event is supported by several agencies including the Irish Farmers Association and The Health and Safety Authority.

The message for 2021 is Rethink Safety with lots of advice on how to avoid injury.

Farmers are being urged to take regular short breaks and build enjoyment into the working day to help alleviate stress.

IFA President Tim Cullinan says many people are killed or injured on farms and we need to find ways to make them safer: