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NYCAMH Webinar: Safe Animal Handling on Dairy Farms
Thursday, July 12, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

This webinar is sponsored by the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health with funding from the NYS Department of Labor and the NY Department of Health.

Presenter: Libby Eiholzer, BS 
Cornell University Cooperative Extension 

Summary

Animal handling should be a key concern for everyone working with dairy cows. Webinar attendees will gain a better understanding cows' natural instincts, which is necessary for workers to stay safe on the job. They'll also learn to recognize situations that could lead to injury and the best practices that will prevent them. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: 
1. Better understand a cow's natural instincts. 
2. Recognize situations that could lead to injury and know how to minimize the risks. 
3. Understand best practices for handling dairy cows. 
4. Know how to prevent the spread of zoonotic diseases.

Register here

Contact: Natalie Roy - [email protected] or Stacey Jenkins - [email protected]