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Articles Tagged ‘agriculture ’

Almost Grass & Muck time


The much-anticipated Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA) Grass & Muck will take place at Gurteen College on May 17. Over 11,000 visitors attended the 2016 event, and the organisers are confident of exceeding that number this year, writes Gary Ryan, CEO, FTMTA.

Health and Safety Authority 2015 annual report and statistics summary


The Health and Safety Authority has published its Annual Report for 2015 and Statistic Summary for 2014 - 2015. There were 10,880 workplace inspections and investigations carried out in 2015, with over half of these targeting the agriculture (3,056) and construction (3,932) sectors. The manufacturing sector received the third highest number of inspections with 1,108 carried out.