Stay safe on the farm

First published in News

HUNDREDS of farm owners, managers and workers visited Pershore College to learn about the dangers of working in agriculture.

More than 200 people came along to the event, which was organised in partnership with the college and the Health and Safety Executive.

It was designed to promote safe and healthy working practices on farms, which are considered one of the most dangerous workplaces in the UK.

Jan Willets, HSE acting principal inspector for Worcestershire, said: "The event was a great success. More than 200 farm-owners and family-members, managers and workers from Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire came along for the opportunity to see causes of the most common accidents and ill health in agricultural work, and precautions for avoiding them."

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