A Head Start on Head Protection
Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s Health and Safety Manager David Cameron shares his views on why hats are an essential part of the charity’s uniform. Wearing a hard hat when working around horses is normal practice at Redwings Horse Sanctuary and has been for well over a decade. Redwings is the largest horse sanctuary in the UK, caring for almost 1,500 horses and donkeys across 10 sites. We employ more than 280 staff, the vast majority of whom are involved with sanctuary residents
Think Ahead Campaign featured in the Veterinary Times
Think Ahead was featured in the 'Veterinary Times' this week. Speaking about the campaign, British Equine Veterinary Association president Mark Bowen told the Veterinaray Times "We welcome anything that improves safety for horse vets and, in certain situations, wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a hat, is a very sensible precaution". You can read the article here. #veterinarytimes #thinkahead #horse #vetsafety #equinescience #BEVA
What's The Worst That Can Happen?
These CT scans are of the skull of a girl. She was turning out a horse and in excitement, he bucked and accidentally kicked her in the head. The girl wasn't a novice and the horse wasn't considered dangerous in any way. Wearing a helmet would have prevented this injury. Think Ahead: Wear a hat around horses. #safety #injury #horse