Safety Program Resources



This classification unit covers firms that operate a ranch. Firms may grow and harvest various forms of feed for their livestock and may maintain and repair their own equipment and buildings.

They may also truck their own livestock or produce. Firms engaged in horse ranching, raising, or breeding are classified elsewhere.

Here are some examples of goods that firms in this classification unit produce:

  • Goat hair, Sheep's wool

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

  • Alpacas, Buffalo, Deer, Livestock, Sheep, Bison, Cattle, Goats, Llamas


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


Task Management Packages | Animal Handling

Task Management Packages | Equipment

Trucks, Trailers, Tractors & Implements
Working Around a Power Take Off

Task Management Packages | General


Beef Cattle Handling Facilities
Information & Evaluation Tool
Well maintained and carefully thought-out cattle handling facilities make the working environment safer and more efficient.

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Evaluation Tool

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

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

Large Employer
Safety Program

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

19 Employees or Less