TAG: driving

SafetyWatch: List of driving safety hazards

April 1, 2015By

SafetyWatch list of hazards The list of hazards in this photo includes, but is not limited to: -Distracted driving (texting). -Only one hand on the wheel. -Not wearing a seat belt. What did we miss? We invite you—as employers and workers in the landscape industry—to share your expertise. Email your responses to LM Editor Marisa Palmieri (mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net). We’ll publish your... read more

SafetyWatch: ID driving safety hazards

April 1, 2015By

This photo was staged to show several safety hazards or dangerous work habits. How many can you identify? Click here for a list of potential hazards. Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and LM do not practice or condone the unsafe methods demonstrated during photo staging. Photo:... read more

Download: Driving safety hazards SafetyWatch

April 1, 2015By

Featured is a downloadable version of the April 2015 SafetyWatch on driving safety hazards. See how many safety hazards your employees can identify. Click here to identify the driving safety hazards. Click here to see the list of driving safety hazards. read more

NETS creates free DSWW online tool kit

August 14, 2014By

In preparation for the 2014 Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW), celebrated Oct. 6-10, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) produced a free DSWW online tool kit to help initiate or strengthen employee safety programs by including road safety. Themed “Driving your safety culture home,” the kit is free to download via the NETS website. It includes campaign graphics... read more

Safe driving tool kit available

September 17, 2012By

PRINCETON, NJ—The numbers are staggering. Every day we share the roadways knowing we should be focused on the task at hand, yet a recent survey revealed 55 million drivers admit to driving while distracted.  An estimated 9 percent of drivers (or 1.2 million) say they speak into either a handheld or hands-free mobile device and more than a quarter of... read more