Livestock Safety Awareness Course

About a quarter of non-fatal accidents on farms are animal related. Greatest risk accrues when animals are being moved, separated, or released.

Animals with new-borns also pose a greater risk. One should never turn ones back on such animals. Good handling facilities
are extremely important. Pens, fencing, crushes and skulling gates should be of a standard to facilitate herd size.

 Zoonotic diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans.

Course Content :

  • Cattle Rails
  • Cattle in a crush
  • Zoonotic diseases
  • Warning Signs
  • Hazard Reduction
  • Risk Management

 Learners who attend this module will:

Gain an insight into staying safe around Livestock on the farm to increase awareness and to try to reduce accidents.