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Download: String trimming SafetyWatch

February 17, 2015By

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

SafetyWatch: List of string trimming safety hazards

February 17, 2015By

SafetyWatch list of hazards The list of hazards in this photo includes but is not limited to: -Lack of hearing protection. -Lack of eye protection. -Lack of safety vest. -Operating close to a parked vehicle. 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... read more

SafetyWatch: ID string trimming safety hazards

February 17, 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. 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 condone the unsafe methods demonstrated during photo staging.   read more