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Updated: June 21, 2022
By Tom Tabler , and Jonathan Moyle

Poultry Farm Safety

As mentioned in our "Poultry Farm Electrical Safety" Fact Sheet, farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States!  Whether it's electricity, equipment, digging on the farm or exposure to biological hazards, growers need to take precautions to prevent injury and death.

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Updated: January 7, 2022

By Jonathan Moyle , Jennifer Rhodes , Tom Tabler , and Stephen Collier


Poultry Farm Electrical Safety:  Know How to Recognize and Prevent Potential Hazards

Poultry farmers work with many different types of electrical equipment daily. Harsh environments inside and outside the poultry house can affect the safety of electrical equipment and create hazards. Growers need to take steps to prevent electrical injury, including only using properly grounded equipment, keeping electrical panel free of dust and debris, and looking for problems with equipment and cords.  This publication provides guidelines for poultry farmers to follow to avoid electrical hazards. 


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Safety Hazards in the Poultry Environment

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Farm Electrical Safety Review

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Electrocution & Fire Hazards Outside the Poultry House

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Electrical Safety Fact Sheet

Poultry Farm Electrical Safety: Know How to Recognize and Prevent Potential Hazards

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