This week is Farm Safety Week. An annual initiative led by the Farm Safety Foundation, it seeks to reduce the number of accidents in farming. Some 20 farm workers and one member of public – [...]
Welcom to the Future Farmers of Yorkshire #Fit2Farm Campaign highlighting the importance of, and the links between, physical fitness, mental fitness and farm safety. We’ve heard from farmers sharing their real-life experiences and tips that are relatable to each of us and our businesses. They remind us that if your mind and body are not as well-maintained as well your machinery, then it is very easy to become less conscious of the dangers around you.
The culmination of our #Fit2Farm campaign was held on 20th November 2019 at Pavilions of Harrogate on the Great Yorkshire Showground. We discussed how to make your farm safer, how to look after the well being of your staff and how to take care of yourself. We must make a change. We must become Fit to Farm.