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Download: Blower safety hazards SafetyWatch

October 16, 2015By

Featured is a downloadable version of the October 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 blower safety hazards

October 16, 2015By

The list of hazards in this photo includes, but is not limited to: Operator should cease blowing when a pedestrian walks by; Lack of hearing protection; and Lack of eye protection. 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 ( or post them... read more

Publisher’s note

October 22, 2014By

Dear LM readers, I’m sure in one way or another nearly every person reading this magazine has been affected by cancer. Whether you know someone who’s fighting cancer now, someone who’s survived cancer or someone whose life has been taken by cancer, it’s likely this disease has caused you to declare, “Cancer sucks!” I’ve uttered those words for my hero,... read more

RISE sponsors National Inspect and Protect Week

October 1, 2012By

WASHINGTON—Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) is helping new homeowners learn about the importance of protecting their homes—especially distressed, short-sale properties—from the harm and property value loss pests can cause by sponsoring the third annual National Inspect and Protect Week from Oct. 1-5. National Inspect and Protect Week uses the easy-to-remember acronym INSPECT to help homeowners remember the steps for... read more