TAG: spraying

SafetyWatch: Identify spraying safety hazards

June 18, 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 June SafetyWatch. Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and LM do not practice or... read more

SafetyWatch: List of spraying safety hazards

June 11, 2015By

SafetyWatch list of hazards The list of hazards in this photo includes, but is not limited to: -Short-sleeve shirt -No gloves (depending on what product is in the tank) -No eye protection  (depending on what product is in the tank) -Loose tank cap What did we miss? We invite you—as employers and workers in the landscape industry—to share your expertise.... read more

Download: Spraying hazards SafetyWatch

June 11, 2015By

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

The graying of spraying

April 1, 2009By

By: Curt Harler As The Labor force changes and fuel costs rise, sprayer and spreader weight becomes important. No longer will a company’s full-time workers put up with wrestling heavy, awkward equipment around a customer’s lawn. That is especially true with application equipment. Fifteen years ago, workers were expected to tame a 600- or 700-lb. spreader loaded with 100 lbs., of... read more