Tag Archives: safety
Sometimes it is not the horse, but the horsepower that is a real danger on the farm or around the barn.
In‚ 2010 alone, There were 22 work related deaths on Alberta farms in that year. Of the 22 fatalities, 19 were males, 12 were 60 or over, and 3 were children. Four incidents were electrocutions, [...]
‚ ‚ If you work with horses at an Ontario racetrack, you can apply for workplace insurance for yourself and the people who work for you. You don’t have to under the law but, in fact, the track may require you to get this coverage so you can give them a clearance certificate. If you [...]
Notice to Industry
CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS IMPORT REQUIREMENTS REMAIN IN EFFECT
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding the Canadian equine industry that import requirements introduced in 2009 in response to an‚ outbreak of contagious equine metritis (CEM) in the United States (U.S.) remain in effect.‚ The requirements cover the certification of equine [...]
The Alberta Farm Animal Care Association has produced a great new emergency response and livestock video and first responder training available.
What happens when bad weather is scheduled to come your way? Are you ready for a storm or a hurricane? How can you protect your horses and your barn? Learn some quick and easy tips to be prepared for the worst, then hope for the best!