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Two web savvy youngsters from Cloghan's Hill NS, a tiny 12-pupil school straddling the Mayo-Galway border, are not letting the summer holidays put a hold on their passionate drive to promote farm safety among their peers.
There has been a worrying increase in the number of workplace fatalities in one of the county’s biggest sectors - farming.
Animal attacks are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injury in accidents on Irish farms, a new study which was carried out by researchers at Mayo General Hospital has suggested. The study examined all farm-related morbidity and mortality presenting to the hospital between 2005 and 2011. The research found that there was a total of seven deaths as direct result of farm accidents in that time period.
Learning to operate and run farm machinery properly and safely is an important part of life for young people in rural areas, and last weekend saw Foróige provide just such skills to Gort youths.
Ballina based TD and Minister of State for Labour Affairs and Public Service Transformation Dara Calleary has called for farmers to improve farm safety to help cut down on accidents.
Kilkenny youngsters have been awarded for their clever slogans for a farm safety campaign.