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SafetyWatch: Identify mowing safety hazards

August 10, 2015By
Photo: Laura Watilo Blake

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. Click here for downloadable versions of our August SafetyWatch.   Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and Landscape Management do not... read more

Download: Mowing safety hazards SafetyWatch

August 7, 2015By

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

SafetyWatch: List of mowing safety hazards

August 7, 2015By

SafetyWatch list of hazards The list of hazards in this photo includes but is not limited to: -Lack of hearing protection; -Lack of eye protection; -No safety vest; and -Lack of attention being paid to job at hand. What did we miss? We invite you—as employers and workers in the landscape industry—to share your expertise. Email your responses to LM... read more

John Deere offers 5 mowing safety tips

July 13, 2015By

With summer in full swing, John Deere offered some tips to keep professional landscape contractors safe on hot, long days. The company says operators taking shortcuts on these tough days can lead to safety risks. Here are some things the manufacturer suggests operators avoid to stay safe on mowers this summer: Disregarding slope and edge precautions—Slow down and use extra... read more

John Deere provides mower prep pointers for spring

March 23, 2015By

With spring in full swing, John Deere highlighted a few important steps contractors should take to be fully prepared for the heavy mowing season. They are as follows 1. Give machines a once over From nuts and bolts to belts, contractors need to look over their machine for any loose or worn parts. Tighten nuts and bolts, replace filters and check... read more

Download: Mowing SafetyWatch

January 9, 2015By

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