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Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series Bundle Online Course

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Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series Bundle
Work on a dairy farm is dynamic and rewarding. It is specialized work in the milking and care of dairy cattle. The work activities involving, milking, cleaning, feeding and caring for the dairy cattle in addition to performing general maintenance and other tasks as needed.

The various activities also present a variety of hazards. This series of eight training modules presents an introductory health and safety orientation for new and returning workers to the dairy industry.

Each of the following subject areas presents an overview of the types of hazards dairy workers might encounter while performing that activity and suggestions for actions that might be taken to protect yourself and other from those hazards.

This training series creates a foundation for more detailed workplace discussions between the workers and supervisors for addressing hazards specific to their dairy farm.

This series consists of 8 modules:

Animal Handling and Health
Chemical Safety
Feed Handling and Storage
General Safety
Machinery Safety in the Field
Milking and Chores
Personal Protective Equipment
Robotic Safety
DAIRY WORKER SAFETY ORIENTATION SERIES DETAILS

ANIMAL HANDLING AND HEALTH

This module will give a basic overview of some animal handling techniques that can be applied on the dairy farm. In addition, it will look at some of the hazards that arise while caring for and managing cattle.

Topics:

Introduction
The science of animal health
Risks of working with cattle
Learning to read your animals
Handling and moving cattle
Animal health & management
Sick and injured animals
Diseases
Medical treatments
Using chutes and head gates
Quiz
Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

CHEMICAL SAFETY

A variety of chemicals are present in dairy operations ranging from cleaners and sanitizers to pesticides and veterinary medicines to protect the safety of the milk and animals that produce the milk. Workers handling any of these chemicals must have a basic understanding of how a substance might enter their body and what steps they can take to ensure that they are not exposed to these substances.

Topics:

Introduction
Chemical use on dairy farms
Chemical exposure
Handling chemicals
Veterinary preparations
Pesticides
Personal protective equipment
Chemical storage
Chemical safety
Quiz
Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

FEED HANDLING AND STORAGE SAFETY

Feed handling and storage safety is an important part of every dairy farm. This training module presents an overview of some of the most common risks that are associated with this type of work.

Topics:

Introduction
Grain handling
Equipment
Grain storage
Confined spaces
Hazards
Lockout
Working with bales
Quiz
Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

GENERAL DAIRY WORKER SAFETY

This training session outlines the principles and practices of health and safety for dairy farm operations. It includes information on the common workplace hazards, health and safety law, rights and responsibilities of the worker and sources of additional information. The module aims to teach workers how to recognize hazards and how to protect themselves and co-workers while on the job.

Topics:

Introduction
Occupational health & safety
Hazards
Slips, trips, and falls
Hazardous materials
Machinery & equipment
Confined spaces
Electricity
Working alone
Workplace violence
Working with animals
Preparing for emergencies
Quiz
Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

MACHINERY SAFETY IN THE FIELD

Machinery on the farm is the leading cause of fatalities and injuries. Understanding the hazards is essential to reducing the risks you will be exposed to. This training module will highlight some of the basic principles of safety around equipment and information on specific machinery and implements common to many dairy farming operations.

Topics:

Introduction
Machines on the farm
Fatality causes
Transporting equipment
Training
Inspections
Learning to operate equipment
Basic machinery safety guidelines
Dairy farm field equipment
Operator safety
Hearing protection
Quiz
Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3