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TAG: safety training

SafetyWatch: Safety resolutions for 2022

February 18, 2022By
Work boots and safety gear. (Photo: Kuzma / iStock / Getty Images Plus/ Getty Images)

It's a great time of year for green industry companies to review their safety policies and resolve to stick with them in 2022. read more

Genie offering free online supervisor training course for safety week

April 27, 2021By

The first week of May, OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down week raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to end fall fatalities and injuries on construction sites. During this year’s safety week, Genie is offering complimentary online job site supervisor training for work sites where mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPS), such as boom or scissor lifts, are used to... read more

How Belknap Landscape Co. stepped up its safety training program

May 24, 2018By

When Belknap Landscape Co.’s spring safety meeting routine got a little stale, Mark Smith, Belknap’s construction and tree operations manager, tapped outside resources to shake it up. Get the inside scoop on the new program, as well as a few tips on how to create better safety programs. To learn more about Belknap, check out the full article. To see... read more

NALP and OSHA Alliance present construction course

January 19, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) partnered with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance to launch the 10-hour OSHA Construction Course for the Landscape Industry. “We are pleased to have created this industry-specific 10-hour course that will provide comprehensive job site safety training that would be beneficial to all landscape industry companies,” said NALP CEO Sabeena Hickman. The... read more

One company puts a new spin on safety training

May 22, 2017By
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LandCare’s Spring Safety & Equipment Rodeos kick off the season well. There are many ways to train your team—some more impactful than others. For LandCare, a Frederick, Md.-based national landscaping firm with 50 branches across 20 states, holding a Spring Safety & Equipment Rodeo at the start of the season has been an effective way to train employees on topics... read more