Safety on Farms - A Shared Responsibility

Help and advice

GENERAL GUIDANCE

General guidance can be obtained from the organisations responsible for the preparation of this leaflet:

BAGMA
Tel: 01923 720241
Website: www.bagma.com

FTA
Tel: 01892 526171
Website: www.fta.co.uk

HSE
Tel: 08701 545500
Website: www.hse.gov.uk

NAAC
Tel: 01733 362920
Website: www.naac.co.uk

NFU
Tel: 0870 845 8458
Website: www.nfu.org.uk

NFUS
Tel: 0131 472 4000
Website: www.nfus.org.uk

RHA
Tel: 01932 841515
Website: www.rha.net

UKASTA
Tel: 020 7930 3611
Website: www.ukasta.org.uk


LEGAL OBLIGATIONS

The guidance and advice in this leaflet is supported by relevant health and safety legislation, namely:

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HSWA)

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1999 (COSHH)

Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997


FURTHER GUIDANCE

From the HSE:

Available from:

HSE Books
PO Box 1999
Sudbury
Suffolk
CO10 2WA

Website: www.hsebooks.co.uk
Tel: 01787 881165
Fax: 01787 313995

From the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR):

Safety of loads on vehicles (ISBN 011 550666 7) DTLR, Publications Sales Centre
Cambertown House
Goldthorpe Industrial Estate
Goldthorpe
Rotherham
S63 9BL

Email: dtlr@cambertown.com
Tel: 01709 889499

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