Information on farm safety, including animal handling, such as large animal rescue training, fire safety and rescuing animals in barn fires, reducing the risk of e coli, farm biosecurity and managing livestock mortality.
Online Courses Sections2 Length2 hours, 30 minutes
If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive.
Fire prevention, actions to take-- Do you know what to do in a disaster situation such as fire?
By Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.
Fire damage to horse stables can be minimized or prevented through building techniques, fire detection, and management practices.
Every year, hundreds of accidents occur on the farm whether it’s caused by livestock, tractors, machinery, or mistakes.
Proper management of animal mortalities on the farm has important implications in nutrient management, herd health, as well as farm family and public health.
Animals are involved in emergencies and specialized training is required to ensure animal safety and the safety to those responding.
This module is designed to give participants an understanding of how farm animals behave and react to fire situations.