Webinar | Preventing Dairy Worker Animal Contact Injuries [English]
October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Animal contact incidents are a leading type of work injury on a dairy. Sudden cattle movement can result in severe employee contusions, crush injuries, fractures and even death. To minimize risk, dairy employees need to be well-trained and constantly alert when handling cows and bulls. They must be able to identify warning signs of animal aggression and fear.
This course provides an overview of dairy animal behaviors and important safety techniques to help employees avoid animal contact injuries.
This session covers:
- Dairy animal behavior and how to identify early signs of animal fear and aggression
- Safe interaction with cattle using effective animal stockmanship skills
- Safe employee body positioning
- Low stress animal handling techniques