New training videos available: protecting pigs and people from the flu and moving sows

Drs. Jeff Bender and Cesar Corzo collaborated with the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center and the National Pork Board to develop training videos for anyone interacting with pigs.

Protecting Pigs and People from the Flu addresses the transmission of flu from humans to pigs and pigs to humans and the necessary precautionary steps to avoid spreading the virus. 

Protecting people and pigs from the flu

Visit the UMASH website to find more information and the videos in Spanish.

Moving Sows – Be Safe and Smart demonstrates the best practices for moving sows. Sows can be large and unpredictable animals, so it is important to have a plan and understand animal behavior to avoid injury. 

Moving sows

Visit the UMASH website to see the video in Spanish.

The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) is a Center of Excellence in Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention funded by NIOSH cooperative agreement U54OH010170.

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