EDUCATIONAL SERIES: Responding to and Managing
Livestock or Poultry Truck Rollovers

Jamee Eggers
Jennifer Woods

Join Jamee Eggers of the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) and Jennifer Woods of J. Woods Consulting for a free, one-hour webinar discussion on accident response and management in the event of an animal-involved truck rollover incident.

Sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Association and the Iowa Farm Animal Care, this webinar series is for transportation professionals, Iowa DOT personnel, county emergency managers, law enforcement officials, other first responders, and animal producers and owners.

Webinar dates and topics:

Webinar sessions will take place at 11 a.m. CDT on the Zoom platform, which requires a computer or mobile device with internet access and sound. Scroll down for help on connecting via Zoom. 

Each webinar will not exceed one hour, and will be followed with a Q&A.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 Swine Production Overview – Learn the relevant terminology of pig production; phases of production and when, how and why pigs and hogs are moved; the ownership of pigs when in transport; and basic swine transport regulations in Iowa. Presenter: Jamee Eggers, Iowa Pork Producers Association

Monday, Oct. 19 Animal Handling Tips, Behavior, and Welfare in Rollover Event — The basic procedures to use as outlined in Transportation Quality Assurance (TQA) guidelines when animals are in open spaces and as they are corralled and loaded onto a new truck. Presenter: Jennifer Woods, J. Woods Livestock Consulting

Wednesday, Nov. 11 Trailer Design: What You Need to Know — Understand the design of various trailers so you can pinpoint more efficient extrication of livestock and poultry from rollovers, how to transfer animals to other trailers, and getting intact trailers back on their wheels. Presenter: Jennifer Woods, J. Woods Livestock Consulting

Thursday, Dec. 17  Rollover Scene Management — Chain of command, communication, scene security, human safety, and public relations. Post-accident placement of animals and mortality management. Presenter: Jennifer Woods, J. Woods Livestock Consulting

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 Emergency Response Equipment and Euthanasia — What resources and processes should you expect at the scene of a rollover. Presenter: Jennifer Woods, J. Woods Livestock Consulting

To connect via Zoom:

Computer: You can join the webinars through your web browser or the Zoom Client for Meetings desktop app, available as a free download.

Mobile device: Download and install the Zoom Mobile App, available for free from the app store for your device.

Additional connection instructions and links for joining each webinar will be emailed to registered attendees prior to the start of each session.

For assistance with registration or questions on using Zoom to access these webinars, contact Cindy Roepke, administrative assistant at IPPA, at (515) 225-7675 or croepke@iowapork.org.

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