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  • Agricultural insurance

    Agricultural and farming insurance cover

Agricultural insurance

Tips and advice - Agricultural insurance

The Farming Vehicle Health Check Scheme Code of Practice created by BAGMA is for users of equipment and machinery used in the agricultural and amenity industries. The document provides practical guidance on how to comply with the law and covers the following key areas:

  • Training for users
  • Getting the operator involved
  • Basic tips for helping to reduce machinery accidents
  • Checking your brakes
  • Preparing a braking area
  • Vehicle Health Check Sheet
  • Trailed Appliance Health Check Sheet
  • The applicable legislation
  • The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSW Act)
  • The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) - coverage and requirements
  • Application
  • Machinery and equipment covered
  • Suitability of work equipment
  • Maintenance of work equipment
  • Specific risks of working equipment
  • Inspection
  • Information and instructions for use
  • Health and Safety Executive publications
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