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TAG: safety

Are new OSHA heat standards on the horizon?

November 19, 2022By
Landscaper shading eyes during hot day (Photo: JulieanneBirch/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images)

Sam Steel, Ed.D., safety adviser for the NALP, says new, stricter heat standards from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are on the horizon. read more

Lightweight pants from Arborwear offer a new option for chainsaw protection

June 29, 2022By
According to the company, the new chainsaw pants meet, comply with and exceed safety standards in both US and Canada. (Photo: Arborwear)

Arborwear introduced a new line of chainsaw protection called Dogwood Chainsaw Pants. Lightweight and breathable, the pants are designed for hot weather. 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

Stump grinding safety tips

March 23, 2022By
Ryan Lawn and Tree’s Vermeer SC70TX is outfitted with a side skirt that keeps debris from flying indiscriminately. (Photo: Ryan Logue)

Experts from Ryan Lawn & Tree and SavATree detail ways to prepare to grind a stump and tips to stay safe while providing a potentially dangerous service. read more

Why a landscaping company stretches before heading out to job sites

August 16, 2021By
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How one green industry company brought in a physical therapy firm to teach employees the importance of preventive stretching. 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