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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