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Farm safety – the challenge of managing animals, equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos safely with case studies.

January 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Speaker: Danny Pyrah, Senior Risk Management Consultant, NFU Mutual Risk Management Services Ltd

About the session

The most common causes of non-fatal farming injuries are – slips, trips or falls, being struck by moving objects (including flying or falling objects), falls from height, contact with machinery and being injured by an animal.

Danny has a wide knowledge of the farming industry and the hazards faced by agricultural workers, who often work alone in remote areas. He will use case studies to illustrate the management problems associated with developing effective management systems for the safe use of farm equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos as well as looking after animals and keeping the family safe.

About Danny

Danny has many years of experience in assessing farming risks and in helping to find practical ways of reducing those risks

Pre-registration required at:

https://iosh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArcemgrzsjE9IrUMqP715VVvJS2sW_e7Td

Access to this meeting: will be closed 10 minutes after the start time.

Questions to the speaker: can be submitted to: southcumbrianorthlancashire@ioshnetworks.com before the meeting or, you can type questions and comments into the Zoom chat panel during the meeting. The chairman will then either put the question to the speaker or, ask the questioner to switch on their microphone and put the question themselves after the main meeting.

There will be a committee meeting after the main meeting.

Farm safety – the challenge of managing animals, equipment, anaerobic digestors, slurry tanks and grain silos safely with case studies.

Details

Date:
January 21
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue

Zoom