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TAG: Safety Tips

Why safety is the most important part of working with attachments

April 14, 2023By
Double-checking attachment points is a crucial step to maintaining a safe work environment. (Photo: Takeuchi)

Increase job-site safety and reduce serious injury with these practical guidelines for operating compact equipment attachments. read more

The must-have maintenance PPE you need to stay safe on-site

April 19, 2022By
Even when performing simple tasks, safety should be at the top of a landscaper’s mind. (Photo: Stihl)

It can be easy for contractors to overlook safety but in order to stay safe on-site, follow these PPE recommendations from industry experts. read more

SafetyWatch: Wide-area mowing preparation

February 20, 2019By

When operating a wide-area mower, keep in mind these key items to help ensure the job is performed safely and smoothly. read more

Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish (workplace violence)

November 20, 2017By

The following is a Spanish version of SafetyWatch for the November 2017 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses how to avoid workplace violence. Click here for the original SafetyWatch in English or see page 14 of the magazine. Evita la violencia en el lugar de trabajo La violencia en el lugar de trabajo se define como la fuerza física, el... read more

SafetyWatch: Trim safely

October 17, 2017By

To run a trimmer safely, operators must wear various pieces of personal protection equipment. These items include safety glasses with side shields; ear plugs or muffs; gloves, if conditions call for them; pants; a shirt or jacket that fits firmly with no strings, frills or dangling straps; and approved safety shoes or boots with nonslip soles, a protected toe and... read more

OpX, safety go hand in hand

October 17, 2017By

I have a photograph in my office that shows a BrightView team member working on a client site in Louisville, Ky. It’s a beautiful photo of a landscape that shows the skill and dedication of the crews who installed and maintain it. At first glance, I’m proud of the photo, but on closer examination, I have a major issue with... read more