Glanbia Ireland Suppliers on Top for Farm Safety
Noel and Sinead Griffin were the winners of The Waterford Farm Safety Award 2018, sponsored by insurance broker Hooper Dolan Insurances in association with Teagasc.
Selected from five finalists for the top prize, Noel and Sinead received a trophy courtesy of Waterford Crystal and an award with a value of €2,000 .
The Safety awards were run in association with Teagasc and were open to farmers in the Waterford region in the hope of highlighting the importance of safety standards on the farm.
Noel was commended for his efforts in protecting himself, his family and his stock paying particular attention to his parlour, slurry facilities, farmyard lighting, machinery and a children’s play area.
Noel has also recently installed an underpass on his farm.
High Safety Standards
Cathal Lowe, chief executive of Hooper Dolan, and who presented the award, said: “The response to our new Farm Safety Award scheme has been very encouraging for such a new scheme. I want to congratulate and thank our five finalists for their cooperation and high farm safety standards, and in particular our overall winners, Noel and Sinead Griffin.”
First Published 22 January 2019