TAG: safety

Handheld tools for hardscape projects

April 15, 2019By
Photo: Outback Landscape

Having the right tool for the job saves crews time and energy and reduces the risk of an injury. For hardscape projects, there are several tried-and-true handheld tools to get the job done. Here’s a look inside the toolboxes of contractors from around the country. Tools that limit strain Located in South Windsor, Conn., Bahler Brothers offers design/build, landscape lighting... 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

NALP recognizes safety award winners

October 29, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) announced the winners of this year’s Safety Recognition Awards. The national program acknowledges industry companies that consistently demonstrate commitment to safety. The awards are open to the entire industry. This year, 203 awards were earned for the performance period from Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2017. Award categories include “No Vehicle Accidents,”... read more

Take NALP’s safety survey, get free copy of report

August 7, 2018By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) seeks members and nonmembers to take its 2018 Safety Benchmark Survey. The deadline is Aug. 17. Participants will receive a free electronic copy of the report, which is expected to be complete by early fall. Landscape professionals complete a PDF or Excel version of the survey, which requests information including your Experience Modification Rate,... read more

Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish (lockout/tag-out procedures)

April 3, 2018By

The following is a Spanish version of SafetyWatch from the March 2018 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses lockout/tag-out procedures. Click here for the original SafetyWatch in English or see page 16 of the magazine. Los procedimientos de cierre y etiquetado         Es importante que las compañías implementen y ejecuten los procedimientos de cierre y etiquetado. Estos procedimientos son necesarios cuando... read more

Web Extra: SafetyWatch in Spanish (using the rolling stop)

March 2, 2018By

The following is a Spanish version of SafetyWatch for the February 2018 issue of Landscape Management. It discusses how to use the rolling stop when plowing. Click here for the original SafetyWatch in English or see page 18 of the magazine. Evitar detener el tractor completamente cuando remueves la nieve Una técnica clave a considerar cuando se remueve la nieve es no detener... read more