The NFU plays a leading role in farm safety and wellbeing.
Farming has the poorest safety record when compared to other sectors of the economy. Together with our partners in the Farm Safety Partnership we are working on raising awareness and reducing the risk the risk of harm faced by those in our industry.
Scroll down for the latest news, guidance and information on health, safety and wellbeing for those working on farm.
We also have a range of handy advice leaflets on many subjects such as machinery, trailers, electricity and children on farm - download them here.
Some features on your phone could be useful during an on-farm emergency. Take a look at our step-by-step guide on activating Emergency SOS, location sharing, contacting 999 by text and voice activation.
A self-employed farmer has died after falling through a fragile roof, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Meanwhile, the HSE has also reported that a member of the public was killed on farm in a separate incident last year.
The Farm Safety Partnership's 'Safe Stop' Campaign focusses on the importance of following the 'Safe Stop' procedure: handbrake on; controls in neutral; engine off; and keys out, before leaving the cab.