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Safety Program Resources

Poultry Farming and Related Services


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This classification unit covers firms that look after the housing, maintenance, breeding management and transportation of birds to market.

Here are some examples of livestock that firms in this classification unit raise:

  • Capons, Ducks, Geese, Pheasants, Pullets, Silkies, Chickens, Emus, Ostriches, Pigeons, Quails, Turkeys Here are some examples of services that firms in this classification unit provide: Catch poultry, Operate a hatchery

Firms in this classification unit may engage in additional activities that support their business undertaking. These activities include finance and administrative support and may also include:

  • Beak trimming, Raise poultry for egg production, Poultry sexing

General Information:

Chickens and turkeys are caught either by hand or by using a mechanized catching unit for transport to a processing plant.

In a hatchery, eggs can come from external sources or from raising stock for egg production, and activities may include: facility management; care and handling of chicks; and/or transportation to poultry farms.

Exotic poultry may be sold to pet dealers, retail customers, laboratories or research centres. Exotic poultry may be raised for feathers, meat, or skin, or maybe raised and sold live.

Poultry
Farming Resources


The example templates and guidance below are available to assist Poultry Farmers. Employers are encouraged to customize these documents to fit their individual operation’s needs.

Packages | Administrative


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Chemical Storage


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Confined Space


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First Aid


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Forklift


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Hand Hygiene


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Mobile Equipment
Pre-Inspection


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New & Young Worker Orientation Booklet


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No Smoking


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Slip, Trip, Fall Resources Info Card


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More Poultry
Resources


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    General Information Packages

    Slips, Trips, Falls Individual Documents
    Slips, Trips, Falls Page | LINK

    Task Management Packages

    Field Cleanup Activities | Volunteers

    Industry Information


    Additional resources sorted by topic, and document type are available under Tools and Resources.

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    The resources below are available to further assist employers in building an Occupational Health & Safety Management Program.

    Large Employer
    Safety Program
    Resources

    20 Employees or More


    Additional support for employers can be received through working with a AgSafe Regional Safety Consultant or Safety Advisor.

    Small Employer
    Safety Program
    Resources

    19 Employees or Less