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Content that belongs in Safety for Field and Travel section (safety/travel)

Proctor Maple Research Center

The Proctor Maple Research Center consists of about 200 acres of wooded and open land.  Approximately 35-40 acres is an actively managed sugarbush for maple syrup production and research.  The main laboratory building contains modern research  facilities, offices, a kitchen, workshops, and a conference room accommodating up to 75 people and equipped for presentations and teaching (the conference room is available to UVM Departments and other organizations for classroom teaching, meetings, and retreats).  The sugarhouse is used for research

Jericho Research Forest

 

Jericho Research Forest is located on 478 acres of former agricultural land in the town of Jericho, Vermont. Acquired by the University of Vermont in 1941, it is managed by the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and is utilized extensively by the Forestry Department for both research and education.

Morgan Horse Farm

The UVM Morgan Horse Farm is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Morgan Horse through breeding and selection. Designated as a site on the National Register of Historic Places, the farm is also home to significant Morgan history and a variety of educational programs. For over 60 years, the farm has provided educational experiences and training for students and visitors while perpetuating the Battell, Government, and UVM bloodlines. UVM Morgans are prized as superb pleasure horses for recreational use and as foundation broodstock.

Horticulture Research Center

UVM's Horticulture Research Center (HRC) is a 97-acre facility used for agricultural research, by Plant & Soil Science classes, by student groups, such as Common Ground, and by professional plant organizations and gardening groups.  For over 50 years, University horticulturists have been testing new and unusual plants for their adaptation to the Vermont environment, especially to our cold winters.

Miller Research Complex

UVM's Miller Research Complex is located at 500 Spear Street in South Burlington, VT.

Pesticide Safety

 

The following is a tool to help interpret the Personal Protective Equipment recommendations on pesticide safety data sheets.

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Farm Safety

 

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Contrary to the popular belief, farms are not free of hazards. Every year, thousands of farm workers are injured and hundreds more die in farming accidents. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is the most hazardous industry in the nation.

Study & Travel Abroad Guidelines

Studying and traveling abroad is an opportunity that many faculty, staff and students enjoy the privilege of here at UVM.  To ensure that the risks inherent with these adventures are managed prior to departure and while away, all program faculty/trip leaders should incorporate the following considerations into planning UVM sponsored trips abroad:

Paddling Safety & Instruction

American Canoe Association is an organization that has many on-line courses for paddling ranging from beginning instruction to safety and rescue techniques.  Although hands-on experience is an essential part of any successful paddling instruction, the materials in these on-line courses can be used to underpin and supplement in-person instruction as it is available to you and/or your group.

American Canoe Assosiation National Paddlesports Instruction Program

Vermont Boater Education Card

If in the course of your work, studies or research at UVM, your department deams it necessary for you to operate a motorized, small watercraft, your are required to complete the on-line training below prior to operation of any UVM vessel.  Payment of this class is and individual and/or department responsibility.  Upon completion of the class, a copy of the operators boater education card must be kept on-file in the department assigning them the task of operating the watercraft.  If at any time the Department of Risk Management & Safety requires proof of having c

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