RAMPS

Ramps Information Guide

GUIDE FOR SAFE DESIGN OF LIVESTOCK LOADING RAMPS FORCING YARDS

 The purpose of the guide is to promote safer workplaces for people in contact with livestock loading facilities and to improve animal welfare outcomes.

The guide is a tool to assist in the assessment of existing facilities and aid in the design of proposed new facilities.   It summarises the potential hazards of livestock loading ramps and forcing yards and practical examples of ways to control associated risks for different types of facilities.

The material has been developed in close consultation with key stakeholders in the livestock supply chain including producers, transporters, feedlots, saleyards, exporters, equipment manufacturers, welfare groups and safety authorities.

 

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Videos

The following videos were developed to provide and understanding of issues around loading and unloading facilities.

 

Click on the video below for information on Refurbished Farm Yards

 

Click on the video below for information on Refurbished Commercial Facilities

 

Click on the video below a great example of working loading facilities at Koonwarra Saleyards