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Infectious Disease on the Farm Handout

Zoonotic Diseases, or zoonoses, are infectious diseases that can be transmitted between animals and people. They cause different types of illnesses ranging from mild to serious symptoms and are sometimes fatal. VIEW PDF

Guías de capacitación en español sobre manejo de animales para granjas lecheras

El trabajar con animales grandes puede ser un desafío para los agricultores y trabajadores … UMASH ha desarrollado guías de capacitación para acompañar la serie de 5 videos sobre el arreo o el buen manejo del ganado. Estas guías están destinadas a la capacitación de agricultores, ganaderos, empleados agrícolas, veterinarios, personal de capacitación …

Animal Handling Training Guides: Swine

The Upper Midwest is home to swine production. From farrow to finish, producers need to be aware of the risks associated with hog farming and take precautions to avoid illness and injury. UMASH has developed two videos and teaching guides for producers to focus on safety in their operation. These guides are intended for training by farmers, ranchers, …

UMASH Farm Safety Check

Agriculture can be a dangerous job.  Safety and health can be overwhelming with the number of hazards on the farm.  Too often we hear or read of farm incidents where a farm worker or family member was seriously injured or killed.  At UMASH, we believe these injuries are preventable. The UMASH Farm Safety Check is a quick review to identify and …

Animal Handling Training Guides: Dairy

Working with large animals can be challenging for farmers and workers… UMASH has developed training guides to accompany the 5-part video series on Dairy Stockmanship. These guides are intended for training by farmers, ranchers, farm employees, veterinarians, human resources training staff and those involved with worker health and safety training/education. …

Moving Sows – Be Safe and Smart

Moving Sows – Be Safe and Smart demonstrates the best practices for moving sows. Sows can be large and unpredictable animals, so it is important to have a plan and understand animal behavior to avoid injury. This video discusses the basic concepts of using pressure on the flight zone to move animals in the direction you want them to go. Safe handling …

11×17 Keep Calm Poster

This 11×17 PDF is in high resolution and ready to print and hang! The PDF contains both an English and Spanish version. Developed by UMASH as part of the Multidisciplinary Network to Address Agriculture Worker Health and Safety Issues project. Dairy Stockmanship is a practice which promotes positive animal handling. Stockmanship is important for both …

11×17 Be PALS Poster

When moving cows, be PALS! Be Patient Consider the Angle of your approach Think about your Location relative to the cow Slow the Speed of your movements This poster was developed by UMASH as part of the Multidisciplinary Network to Address Agriculture Worker Health and Safety Issues project. Dairy stockmanship is important for both animal and worker …

Tenga Paciencia Hoja de Hechos

AL MOVER LAS VACAS, ¡TENGA PACIENCIA! – Tenga paciencia – Tome en cuenta el ángulo en el que se acerca – Considere su ubicación con respecto a la de la vaca – Reduzca la velocidad de sus movimientos OPEN PDF This poster was developed by UMASH as part of the Multidisciplinary Network to Address Agriculture Worker Health and Safety Issues project.

Mantenga la Calma y Mueva las Vacas (v2)

MANTENGA LA CALMA Y MUEVA LAS VACAS POSTER ¡TENGA PACIENCIA! LA VACA SIEMPRE TIENE LA RAZÓN. Las vacas se mueven de una manera consistente y predecible. Conozca que señales le está dando a ella con su movimiento. OPEN PDF