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Farm Safety Week
July 18, 2022 @ 8:00 am - July 22, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Farming accounts for 1% of the working population but an alarming 18% of all workplace deaths (HSE Fatal Injuries in Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing Report in GB 2021/2022) A total of 22 farm workers lost their lives on GB farms over the past year. The picture is similar in Northern Ireland where farming accounted for 33% (6 of the 18) reportable workplace fatalities in 2021/2022 (HSENI) and, in the Republic of Ireland, farming accounts for 4% of the workforce but 26% of all workplace fatal incidents.