According to the HSE there are about 65,000 non-fatal accidents in construction in the UK each year.
We all know that farming is a hazardous occupation. The industry represents approximately 1.8% of the workforce in Great Britain but accounts for about 19% of the reported fatal injuries each year.
With the current heatwave predicted to last, there is an increased risk of wildfires such as the ones seen in and around Suffolk & North Essex. There is always a risk of fire on farms but high temperatures, lack of rain and harvest activity make the risk greater.