Using Tractors Safely – HSE guide
Tractors accidents occur in forestry, farming, horticulture, amenity horticulture and the sports turf industry.
People die in tractor accidents every year and there are many serious injuries including amputations and fractures. Whether you are a student, a regular tractor driver or an employee it is essential that you know about tractor safety – before it is too late. Most accidents could have been prevented if a few simple safety rules had been observed.
The HSE has issued a step-by-step guide to using tractors safely. If you have any involvement in tractors, as an employer, a regular employee, a casual worker, a driver or a student, you owe it to yourself and your loved ones to read it and ensure you aren’t the victim of, or responsible for an accident using a tractor.