According to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), 47 people lost their lives in work related accidents in Ireland in 2017.
HSA Chief Executive, Martin O’Halloran, says that “Everyone involved in farming must aim to make whatever changes are necessary … safety must be paramount when carrying out any work, especially with tractors or farm machinery.”
For a more detailed breakdown please visit hsa.ie: Elderly farmers most likely to be involved in fatal work-related accidents
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