Agricultural & Veterinary Safety

Agricultural Safety - Guidance and training is available for agricultural workers and researchers, and those performing similar work, such as landscaping and sports-fields maintenance

Veterinary Safety involves safe work with animals including animal handling and zoonoses.

The University's Manager, Agricultural & Veterinary Safety, M. Christi Cooper may be contacted by email at or by phone at 519-824-4120 ext. 52049.

Field equipment presents many hazards. In order to address the health, safety and environmental challenges specific to agriculture related work, training or programs have been developed in the following areas:

  • Tractor and farm equipment safety
  • Vehicle and trailer safety
  • Landscape safety and groundskeeping equipment
  • Pesticide safety
  • Farm safety, including safe work with animals, preventing zoonoses
  • Field work and working outdoors
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • Lift trucks
  • Utility vehicles and golf carts
  • Lockout-tagout (Off-Campus Locations)
  • Machine Shop Safety (Off-Campus Locations)
  • Agricultural Confined Spaces Hazards (Off-Campus Locations)

Review and register for courses that are currently being offered on the EHS online course registration