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ABP Now We’re Talking Farming Podcast – Accidents: A Survivor’s Perspective

ABP Podcast Karen Patterson Now We're talking farming

Farming is one of the largest sectors of employment on the island of Ireland yet it is still one of the most dangerous occupations and continues to represent a disproportionate number of deaths compared to other sectors.

As a Farm Safety Partnership affiliate member and a patron of the charity, Embrace Farm, ABP is committed to helping increase awareness of farm safety related issues across Ireland and help build a community of support.

Listen to the broadcaster and farmer Karen Patterson in a frank conversation about the impact of farm accidents. She is joined by William Sayers from Co. Londonderry and Ann Doherty, from Co. Kilkenny two survivors of traumatic accidents; the lead paramedic for the NI Air Ambulance whose job it is to attend these tragic scenes; as well beef farmer Harry Sinclair, who is also Chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership.