There seems to be a top ten list for almost everything today. Top ten travel sites, top ten ice creams, top ten places to retire, just to name a few. When it comes to farm safety, Michigan Farm Bureau has a practical list of 10 easy steps to creating a safer workplace on your dairy farm.
Agriculture is one of the most hazardous occupations, and livestock production, such as on dairy farms, carries unique risks. Working with large animals, operating equipment, and handling various chemicals are a few risks associated with dairy farming. If you have employees, it is important to ensure they are aware of the hazards and are properly trained.
Take a moment to review the suggestions and try implementing some or all on your dairy farm. For additional safety resources, visit our webpage umash.umn.edu