Safety Training

All students and personnel working on Witter Farm must notify their supervisor immediately if they need training or certifications to comply with university, state and federal regulations.

1) Farm Safety (Everyone)
https://sem.umaine.edu/training/course/11/slideshow/view
This is to be completed initially and annually. Proof of completion to be kept by supervisor (or professor).

2) Annual Basic Safety (Everyone)
https://www.courses.maine.edu/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_1_1
This is to be completed initially and annually. Proof of completion to be kept by supervisor (or professor).

This is the SEM page for when the links above do not work.
https://www.courses.maine.edu/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_1_1

3) Area Specific Training (Everyone)
This will be administered by Witter Farm staff or trained designee.
This is to be completed initially and annually. Proof of completion to be kept by supervisor (or professor).

4) Job Specific Training (Everyone)
This will be administered by Professor, Witter Farm staff or trained designee.
This is to be completed initially and as needed. Proof of completion (if applicable) is to be kept by supervisor (or professor). Training topics are left up to the discretion of supervisor. (BQA not needed in equine classes, helmet policy not needed in bovine or sheep classes, sheep restraint not needed in equine or bovine classes, etc.).

5) Release of Risk Form (Co-Op style activity participants required, all others optional)
This will be administered by Professor, Witter Farm staff or trained designee.
This is to be completed initially and annually. Proof of completion to be kept by supervisor (or professor).

6) Emergency Contact Info/Proof on Insurance Form (Co-Op style activity participants required, all others optional)
This will be administered by Professor, Witter Farm staff or trained designee.
This is to be completed initially and annually. Proof of completion to be kept by supervisor (or professor).