Resources for North American Dairy Quiz Bowl 2017

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Farm Safety

Video: An Overview of Work Safety and Health Issues on Dairy Farms

Dr. Dennis Murphy, The Pennsylvania State University

Dairy farming can be a hazardous occupation! In this presentation from Dr. Dennis Murphy, you can learn about potential hazards and how to mitigate risk on farms. Dr. Murphy will discuss safe animal handling practices, working in and around confined spaces, tractor and machinery safety, and respiratory hazards. He’ll also spend some time talking about safety and health regulations as well as how to manage worker safety and health on dairies.

Watch the video on YouTube.
View Dr. Murphy's PowerPoint presentation.


Articles:

Confined Spaces: Hazards of Manure Gases

Preventing Tractor Overturn Incidents

Rollover Protective Structures

Dangers of Silo Gases

Horizontal Silo Safety

Robotic Milking

Dairy Robotic Milking Systems – What are the Economics?

Feeding Practices for Dairy Cows Milked with Robotic Milking Systems

Automated Calf Feeding

Automated Milk Feeding Systems for Dairy Calves

Weaning Calves from an Automatic Feeder

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