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Thursday, 25 May 2017 21:59

Farm tractor fatalities are number 1

With the spotlight shining on quad bike safety in an attempt to reduce deaths and injuries on-farm, the humble old tractor has managed to slip under the radar in recent times. 2016 figures indicated that tractors were the equal biggest killer in the workplace, with nine tractor related on-farm deaths occurring last year. Mobile-plant machinery also caused nine, while quad bikes accidents resulted in six deaths.
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