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Business Safety Plans for Reopening (Equine Farms)
June 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Business Safety Plans Required For All Farms
Cornell Cooperative Extension Webinar Series on developing safety plans for compliance and to reduce liability risk
New York State requires businesses to have a specific business safety plan in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes all farms, both food and non-food producing. In addition, a well-written and executed business safety plan will help reduce business liability risk during and after the pandemic. A Cornell Task Force recently developed materials to directly support farms in the plan writing process.
Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development are offering a “NY Forward Business Safety Plan Support” webinar series with specialized webinars for Dairy/Livestock/Crop Farms, Fruit/Vegetable Farms, Retail Farms, Equine Farms and Greenhouse/Landscaping/Ornamental Farms.
The webinars, led by Extension specialists, will:
- Walk farmers through the need for and process to complete a safety plan as is required by all businesses for compliance with NY Forward
- Demonstrate project tools developed by Extension to write and complete a plan
- Share curated resources for specific industries
7:00 – 9:00 PM | June 17
The webinars are free and pre-registration is required. Recording links will be posted on the Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development NY Forward Business Safety Plans page.