Farm Safety – Working with Slurry

Some farm safety advice for working with slurry.

  • Remove yourself and all livestock from buildings above or adjacent to the slatted tank before you start and stay out of buildings for at least the first 30 minutes of agitation.
  • Open all available ventilation to provide a through draught, especially at floor level, and always try to agitate and spread slurry on a day where there is good air movement.
  • Ensure all slurry tanks and lagoons are covered and have a child proof safety fence of at least 1.8m in height; an equally high-locked access gates should be fitted.

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