Gloucestershire is a mainly rural county and we explain the dangers that can be found in and around a farmyard including machinery, pesticides, large animals and smoking in barns and lofts.
Did you know
The most common accidents occurring within the Agricultural industry are falls from height and those involving transport and machinery.
Over a 10-year period, a total over 464 people have been killed as a result of agricultural work activities, that’s almost 1 death every week.
The majority of accidents can be avoided or reduced by putting simple health and safety measures into place.