Health & Safety Working with Equines Course Content

You must be over 16 years old to undertake this accredited training

  • 1

    WELCOME

    • Introduction

    • What is covered in this Course

    • Who is this course for?

  • 2

    Health & Safety in the Equine Workplace

    • Workplace Health & Safety Legislation

    • Responsibility

    • Quiz 1 Legislation

  • 3

    Safe Systems of Work - Equine Workplace

    • Working with Equines

    • Safe Systems of Work

    • Safe Operating Procedures (SOP's)

    • Hazards

    • List of Potential Hazards for Equines

    • Personal Protective Equipment PPE

    • Fire Safety

    • First Aid - Overview

    • Bio-Security

    • Dealing with Accidents in the Workplace

    • Quiz 2 Safe Systems of Work

  • 4

    Causes & Consequences of Accidents and illnesses

    • Common Causes of Accidents

    • Machinery & Equipment

    • Work using Ladders

    • Common Causes of ilness

    • What is A NEAR MISS

    • Dust

    • Chemicals & Vapours

    • Zoonoses

    • Stress

    • Exercise: Accidents & illness

    • Quiz 3: Causes & Consequences of Accidents and ilnesses

  • 5

    Golden Rules for Staying Safe - working with equines

    • Points to remember - working with equines

    • Tying up Equines

    • Leading an equine

    • Handling equines for Vet or Farrier

    • Loading & unloading Equines

    • Tack and Equipment

    • Tacking Up - Part 1

    • Tacking Up - Part 2 - including Giving a "Leg Up"

    • Clipping Equines

    • Quiz 4 - General Knowledge

  • 6

    Manual Handling

    • What is Manual Handling

    • The Musculoskeletal System

    • Mechanics of Movement

    • Lifting

    • Environmental Factors & Risk Assessment

    • Carrying - Filter Illustration

    • Pusing & Pulling

    • Manual Handling Tasks in the Equine Workplace

    • Manual Handling - mucking out

    • Moving bales of shavings or small bales of hay / straw

    • Causes and Consequences of incorrect manual handling

    • Types of Manual Handling Injuries

    • Manual Handling Quiz

  • 7

    Stay Safe

    • Covid_19 Protocols

    • Stay Safe in your employment

    • Download your workbook content

    • Course Feedback Survey - Short Quiz