Feeding and Other Safety Issues (Dairy Safety Training Part I, Section 3)

Outside workers on dairy farms have responsibilities for feeding, silage, and corral grooming that have special safety considerations. Watch this video to learn safety tips for working with power take offs (PTOs) and tractors like loaders, mixers, and other heavy equipment. Safety tips are also provided for using four wheelers (ATVs) and waste lagoons.

This video is part of a dairy safety training series titled "Considering Human and Animal Safety," produced under the direction of Dairy Extension Specialist Robert Hagevoort, PhD. These educational videos were produced by the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium in partnership with New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension, New Mexico State University Dairy Extension, the Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education (CDC/NIOSH 2 U54-OH07541), USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), and the High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS) (http://www.hicahs.colostate.edu ) (CDC/NIOSH 2 U54-OH008085).

Disclaimer: This video is provided for informational and educational purposes only. The video contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of CDC/NIOSH or any other funders.

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