Focus on reducing farm deaths at national conference in Kilkenny this Thursday

Reducing farm deaths will be the main focus of a conference getting underway in Kilkenny tomorrow morning.

The Health & Safety authority will host the gathering at Newpark hotel which will feature a range of speakers.

The Association says there is an urgent need to address health and safety management in Agriculture.

And Pat Griffin from the HSA says the potential is there to improve our safety record .