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ABRS Conference 2006

Links to information discussed by Riding Safely at the Conference on 16 October 2006

Health & Safety Executive

Getting started on health and safety http://www.hse.gov.uk/smallbusinesses/gettingstarted.htm

What you must do      http://www.hse.gov.uk/smallbusinesses/must.htm

Already in business      http://www.hse.gov.uk/smallbusinesses/established.htm

An introduction to health and safety      http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg259.pdf

Safe working with bales in agriculture      http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg125.pdf

Safe use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in agriculture and forestry (quad bikes) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/ais33.pdf

Also see AFAG701 - ATV quad bikes      http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/afag701.pdf

Falls from height      http://www.hse.gov.uk/falls/index.htm

“Get a life”, says HSC      http://www.hse.gov.uk/press/2006/c06021.htm

Workplace Health Connect      http://www.hse.gov.uk/workplacehealth/index.htm

Industry Specific Guidance

Health and Safety Guidance for Inspections of Horse Riding Establishments and Livery Yards (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - 2006)      http://www.cieh.org/library/Knowledge/Health_and_safety/guidancelivery_3.pdf

Health and Safety in the Racing and Breeding Industry - Guidelines on Good Practice - Third Edition - August 2004      http://www.britishhorseracing.com/images/inside_horseracing/media/Health_and_Safety_Manual_Final_Aug_2004.pdf

From Australia 

HorseSafe Code of Practice      http://www.horsecouncil.org.au/content.asp?z=4

Horse Riding Schools, Trail Riding Establishments and Horse Hiring Establishments Industry Code of Practice 2002 (Queensland Government)      http://www.dir.qld.gov.au/pdf/whs/horseriding_code2002.pdf


Safety with Horses training programme at: http://www.warkscol.ac.uk/equistudy/equistudy/coursepage.asp?courseid=9


British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA)     http://www.beta-uk.org/Index.asp

Riding hats for riding schools – Charles Owen  http://www.charlesowen.co.uk/


Compensation Act 2006      http://www.dca.gov.uk/legist/compensation.htm#b

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