Farm Safety Week: The dangers of children on the farm
This year’s HSE Fatal Injuries in Agriculture report highlighted that, of the three members of the public killed, one was a three year-old child.
This was the first child death for 3 years, bringing the total to 4 child deaths over the last 5 years. But growing up on a farm brings both challenges and blessings.
According to Stephanie Berkeley from the Farm Safety Foundation, the charity behind Farm Safety Week: “Unlike other industries, on farms the family home is directly next to the workplace, with children often present. Read more at: https://www.farminguk.com/news/Farm-Safety-Week-The-dangers-of-children-on-the-farm_47069.html