TAG: Schill Grounds Management

Operating efficiently before, during and after snow events

May 14, 2019By
McIntosh truck out during storm. (Photo: McIntosh Grounds Maintenance)

Knee-deep in a no-excuse business, snow management companies must find ways to operate efficiently before, during and after snow events. “We only get one chance every one or two weeks to make money, so we have to be spot on,” says Doug McIntosh, owner and founder of Milan, Mich.-based McIntosh Grounds Maintenance, which has performed all-commercial snow services since about... read more

Behind the scenes of Schill Grounds Management

September 21, 2016By

Schill Grounds Management opened its doors to Northeast Ohio landscape professionals Sept. 15 for an evening of learning, insight and networking. The Ohio Landscape Association tapped the North Ridgeville, Ohio-based company to host its 2016 facility tour because of Schill’s 20-year reputation of eco-friendly, innovative and profitable business practices. With three locations, Schill provides year-round services to its commercial clients in the Northern Ohio market. The facility... read more

SafetyWatch: Identifying hedge trimming hazards

December 10, 2015By

This photo was staged to show several safety hazards or dangerous work habits. How many can you identify? Click here for a list of potential hazards. Click here for downloadable versions of our December SafetyWatch. Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and Landscape Management do not practice or condone the... read more

SafetyWatch: Identify lighting safety hazards

September 14, 2015By
Photo: Laura Watilo Blake

This photo was staged to show several safety hazards or dangerous work habits. How many can you identify? Click here for a list of potential hazards. Click here for downloadable versions of our September SafetyWatch. Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and Landscape Management do not practice... read more

Download: Lighting safety hazards SafetyWatch

September 8, 2015By

Featured is a downloadable version of the September 2015 SafetyWatch on safety hazards. See how many safety hazards your employees can identify. Click here to identify the safety hazards. Click here to see the list of safety hazards. read more

SafetyWatch: List of lighting safety hazards

September 8, 2015By

SafetyWatch list of hazards The list of hazards in this photo includes but is not limited to: Reaching; Lights not rated for outdoor use; and 
Dangling lights post a risk. What did we miss? We invite you—as employers and workers in the landscape industry—to share your expertise. Email your responses to LM Editor Marisa Palmieri (mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net). We’ll publish your responses... read more