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TAG: safety

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

SafetyWatch: Safety bingo

March 12, 2021By
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Plantenance Landscape Group in Canada incentivizes safety for its employees by making a game out of it with "safety bingo." read more

SafetyWatch: Winter pruning wisdom

February 10, 2021By
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Manny Nassar, technical adviser for the Davey Institute, offers up safety advice for landscape professionals performing winter tree pruning. read more

How landscape companies are handling COVID-19 concerns

December 17, 2020By
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Editor’s note: We will continue to update this post as information becomes available. Click here to view an index of our COVID-19 news coverage, organized by category. Updated Dec. 17, 2020 United Rentals shares safety playbook for equipment rentals United Rentals, the equipment rental provider, has shared nine key protocols at the core of its response to COVID-19. Following the... read more

A review of 2020 in safety

December 4, 2020By
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The National Association of Landscape Professionals provides a review of the companies who won safety awards in the year 2020. read more