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Sector plan for health and safety in agriculture

This sector covers the traditional farming and forestry industries – crop and animal production, forestry, logging, arboriculture, fishing and aquaculture.

Around 340 000 people work in the sector, with a mix of the self-employed, employees, family, casual and gang labour for seasonal activities. Agriculture as a sector contributes around £11 billion to the economy.

The plan

This plan covers the current position, priorities and what HSE will do to help Great Britain work well.

Updated 2017-09-14