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Quad Safety on farm


As part of Farm Safety Week, David McLaughlin, a hill sheep farmer in Co. Donegal talks about safety when using his quad while farming. David advises to keep your eye on the ground, not on the sheep. Watch as David demonstrates in this short video

David McLaughlin a hill sheep farmer in Co. Donegal talks about safety when using his quad while farming. David advises to keep your eye on the ground, not on the sheep.
David stresses the importance of:
  • moving bodyweight to maintain stability
  • using 4 wheel drive on hills
  • good tyres and suspensions
  • diff locks
  • only going to the hill during daylight hours.

For further information check out the Farm Safety Week Section on the Teagasc Website.

All this week on Teagasc Daily we will be following the themes of Farm Safety Week on a Daily basis so be sure to check in with Teagasc Daily each day for more 

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