Livestock Handling in Emergencies


This course is designed to equip responders in dealing with accidents involving livestock in transport. This course will give you the knowledge and skills to increase your safety and effectiveness when you respond to livestock in transport emergencies.



Livestock Handling in Emergencies
ID #LP-115 This two-day course taught jointly by the Emergency Training Centre and Agricultural Sciences is primarily for emergency responders (fire, police, and EMS). This course is also approved for 16 hrs of Continuing Education (CE) credit through the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA).

The Livestock Handling in Emergencies course provides education and training in the following areas:
  • livestock behaviour and welfare
  • rescuing livestock, including the extraction and containment of livestock involved in motor vehicle accidents
  • livestock handling and transport, including species-specific requirements
  • protocols and procedures for use of the Livestock Handling Equipment Trailer
  • protocols and procedures for traffic control, disaster control and scene management in emergencies involving livestock
  • veterinary input and euthanasia
  • bio-security and environmental protection
  • safety training for individuals
  • legal issues
  • public relations
Evaluation: proctored written exam

To register, please contact the Office of the Registrar toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8633.
$395 For more information on this course, please contact the Business Development Office toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8437 or 2038.
ID #LP-115
This two-day course taught jointly by the Emergency Training Centre and Agricultural Sciences is primarily for emergency responders (fire, police, and EMS). This course is also approved for 16 hrs of Continuing Education (CE) credit through the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (ABVMA).

The Livestock Handling in Emergencies course provides education and training in the following areas:
  • livestock behaviour and welfare
  • rescuing livestock, including the extraction and containment of livestock involved in motor vehicle accidents
  • livestock handling and transport, including species-specific requirements
  • protocols and procedures for use of the Livestock Handling Equipment Trailer
  • protocols and procedures for traffic control, disaster control and scene management in emergencies involving livestock
  • veterinary input and euthanasia
  • bio-security and environmental protection
  • safety training for individuals
  • legal issues
  • public relations
Evaluation: proctored written exam

To register, please contact the Office of the Registrar toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8633.


Course Cost: $395
Scheduled: For more information on this course, please contact the Business Development Office toll-free at 1 800 661 6490 ext. 8437 or 2038.