Link to the University of Iowa Link to the College of Public Health
Pork Industry Training Program


Resource Materials

Pork Checkoff resources:

Worker Safety

Hazard Assessment Forms

Pork Production Safety System

Safety topics

Animal behavior

Animal handling

Extreme temperatures

Good housekeeping

Hearing and noise

Machinery and equipment


What you need to know about OSHA

Repetitive motion

Respiratory hazards

Safe lifting

Slips, trips and falls

Women’s health


Worker safety roundtable proceedings

National Ag Safety Database resources: 

A Tractor Accident Can Happen to Anyone – Video

Compendium of Measures To Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings, 2005

Controlling Ammonia Gas In Swine Buildings

Industrial and Agricultural Mower Safety Practices: A Safety Training Program - Video

Livestock Confinement Dust And Gases

Livestock Handling and Confinement Safety

Manure Pit Hazards

Manure Storage Entering Procedures

Potential Health Hazards to Agricultural Workers in Swine Confinement Buildings

Respiratory Health on the Poultry Farm

Safety With Animals

The Respiratory Inflammatory Response to the Swine Confinement Building Environment

Zoonoses - Animals Can Make You Sick


OSHA eTools for Compliance Assistance  

eTools Home Page

Evacuation plans and procedures

Eye and face protection

Incident command system


Machine guarding

Noise and hearing conservation

Respiratory protection

Safety and health management

Youth in agriculture


OSHA Topics:

Agricultural operations

Alcohol, substance abuse

Biological agents

Bloodborne pathogens, needlesticks

Combustible dust

Compressed gas and equipment

Confined spaces

Control of hazardous energy, lockout/tagout

OSHA Topics continued:

Dermal exposure

Drug free workplace


Emergency preparedness and response


Eye and face protection

Fall protection

Fire safety

Fist aid

Grain handling

Hand and power tools

Hazard communication

Hazardous waste

Heat stress

Latex allergy

Machine guarding

Making the business case for safety and health

Meat packing industry

Medical and first aid

Medical screening and surveillance

Motor vehicle safety

Noise and hearing conservation

Occupational asthma

OSHA technical manual

Permissible Exposure Limits

Personal Protective Equipment


Reproductive hazards

Respiratory protection

Small business


Teen workers


Walking, working surfaces

Welding, cutting, brazing

Workplace violence