United Kingdom - Pig farmers told to wear earmuffs to blot out 'dangerous' squeals at meals

Farmers have been ordered to wear earmuffs when feeding pigs - to protect them from 'dangerous' squealing. A Health and Safety Executive leaflet advises farmers that pigs' squealing could cause just as much damage to hearing as a chainsaw or power drill.
Friday 29 May 2009 (8 years 11 months 22 days ago)
Farmers have been ordered to wear earmuffs when feeding pigs - to protect them from 'dangerous' squealing.

A Health and Safety Executive leaflet advises farmers that pigs' squealing could cause just as much damage to hearing as a chainsaw or power drill.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1187505/Health-Safety-tell-pig-farmers-wear-earmuffs-blot-dangerous-squeals.html

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