Lesson 50. Emergency Action Plans

Animal Manure Management February 14, 2011 Print Friendly and PDF
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Intended Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Recognize the need for developing an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Identify the steps involved in reporting and responding to a manure spill.
  • Identify activities related to their manure management system that may lead to an increased environmental or human health risk.
  • Be prepared to develop an Emergency Action Plan for their facility.

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Activities

Participants will:

  • Complete an assessment of the emergency response principles that have been implemented on your livestock/poultry operation.
  • Discuss the events surrounding previous manure spills.
  • Develop a Spill Response Plan.

Author: Ron Sheffield

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