Your essential guide to health and safety in agriculture

Date of publication:
November 2017
Series code:
HSG270 (Third edition)

This book provides guidance that is relevant to everyone working on farms: employers, employees and the self-employed. It will help you achieve good standards of health and safety, and reduce injuries and ill health by identifying causes, eliminating hazards and controlling risks.

It covers the management of health and safety – principally for those responsible for running the farming or horticultural business – as well as outlining the specific risks of working in your industry and giving you easy-to-follow, practical advice to keep you safe and healthy at work.

The third edition contains updated guidance on building in light of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. It has also been updated to include other references to legislation and guidance.

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