17% of all fatal accidents on farms are due to falls and collapses.

  • Think about the job and plan to do it safely
  • Think about the competence of people doing the job.
  • Think, plan and organise safety before working on fragile or unstable roofs
  • Think and plan to use  appropriate safety equipment.
  • Think about use of a mobile elevated work platform.
  • Think and plan to inspect equipment regularly.
  • Think about stacking bales if you do not have machinery to remove them.
  • Think about the risk of falling objects

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