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Five fatal farm accidents in the last 3 months - how to manage risks

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Five fatal farm accidents in the last 3 months - how to manage risks

|| Animak Animal Wear || NFU's farm safety and transport adviser Tom Price explains fatal accidents can be prevented by recognising and then managing risk on-farm.Cattle, overhead powerlines, moving vehicles and a workshop – what do these have in common? The answer is they have all featured in fatal farm accidents in the last three months. In April, a person died in Wiltshire whilst working in a workshop repairing farm equipment. Two accidents have occurred in Somerset - one involving a fall from height and the second involving moving machinery. A person lost their life in Yorkshire following contact with an overhead powerline...

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