The classroom sessions include the basics of ventilation systems, effective temperature requirements, troubleshooting tools and techniques.
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After reviewing some of the main hazards for pork producers in previous articles, this article is devoted to practical measures describing how to reduce risks of illnesses and injuries from those hazards.
It is important that the back-up emergency ventilation system is triggered as soon as the alarm goes off so the mechanism operating the inlets and outlets must be checked.
Fans should be isolated from the power supply and blades cleaned with water and detergent if necessary — though not with a pressure washer which could damage the electric motor!
This article summarizes the main points to beat heat stress in pigs.
The most direct strategy to decrease the concentration in the air of airborne pathogens is dust reduction. This article describes the use of a particle ionization system called EPI.