Health & Safety

Access for all

Would you like some helpful hints on how to make your site accessible to all users?

This guide to producing an access audit helps to draw together ideas for access to all. Read more...

All about risk assessment

HSE slide presentation explaining the value of risk assessments and how to carry them out in a farming environment. Read more...

Carriage of passengers on farm trailers

HSE information sheet detailing the safe use of farm trailers to carry passengers Read more...

Child safety in agriculture

HSE slide presentation showing how to identify hazards and reduce risks to children on farms. Read more...

Clean hands signage for farms hosting visits


A toolkit of signs to encourage farm visitors to wash their hands, produced by the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens Read more...

Coming Clean

An informative article first published in the July 2010 issue of Country Smallholding for anyone who opens thier smallholding to the public. Read more...

Common zoonoses in agriculture

HSE information sheet detailing ways to reduce the risks associated with a small group of animal diseases (known as zoonoses) that can also affect humans. Read more...

Controlling infection on farms

A set of materials about infection control on farms, developed in response to the recommendations of the Griffin Report into the 2009 outbreak of E.coli 1057 on an open farm.  It includes information sheets and children\'s activities to highlight important topics such as handwashing. Read more...

FarmSafe for schools

Farming and countryside safety teaching materials for KS1 and KS2 teachers, developed by Cornish Mutual. Read more...

Industry Code of Practice

The purpose of this Code of Practice is to help ensure visitor health and safety by providing sensible, practical and proportionate guidance on preventing or controlling ill health at visitor attractions. Read more...

Involving children in risk on farms

A resource to support teachers and farmers in helping children develop age-appropriate understanding of risk during a farm visit through active learning. Read more...

Preventing or controlling ill health from animal contact at visitor attractions

Advice to teachers and others as part of Industry code of practice providing sensible, practical and proportionate guidance to help ensure visitor health and safety at farms and other attractions. Read more...

Risk Management Tool launched for farm events

The Access to Farms Partnership which includes FACE has released a practical Risk Management Tool to help farmers and other farm visitor attractions manage a successful event. Read more...

Sample Risk Assessment

A sample risk assessment form for your farm.

What is risk assessment?

How to identify hazards then assess and control the associated risks. Read more...