Guide to managing risks in cattle handling


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Use this guide to manage risks associated with cattle handling at a workplace including: 

  • paddocks  
  • laneways 
  • yards  
  • cattle transportation 
  • feedlots 
  • abattoirs 
  • saleyards 
  • activities relating to on-farm cattle sales. 

You should use this guide if you: 

  • are a livestock agent 
  • transport cattle 
  • are a veterinarian who treats cattle 
  • commission the design, construction, erection, alteration or maintenance of facilities that assist in the handling of cattle, for example, cattle yards. 

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Safety by industry and business