2 February 1996

Accident-prone young

LATEST attempt by the Health and Safety Executive to reduce the number of tractor accidents is aimed at the 16-26 age group – the group identified as being the most likely to be involved in such accidents.

Called the Tractor Action safety pack, it includes a "hard hitting" video, step-by-step safety guide, training guide and a wallchart. Available from CFL Vision on 01937 541010, the pack costs £35.

&#8226 Over 150 tractor accidents are investigated by the HSE each year. Of these, 13% are fatal and 37% are a cause of major serious injuries. &#42