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



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.