Landscaping Safety Matters

Landscaping Safety Matters

Landscaping Safety Matters

Even though leaf blowers can make your job easier, this landscaping equipment can also create serious hazards. You can help reduce your risk of injury while using a leaf blower at work by following these safeguards.

Landscaping Safety Matters - Operating Leaf Blowers

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A string trimmer—also known as a weed wacker or weed whip—is commonly used in landscaping to cut, trim or remove small strips of grass, weeds and other low foliage. Although this equipment can help make your job easier, it can also create serious hazards. You can help reduce your risk of injury while using a string trimmer at work by following this guidance.

Landscaping Safety Matters - Operating String Trimmers

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Working near roads comes with significant hazards, such as the risk of getting severely injured—or even killed—by oncoming traffic. With this in mind, it’s crucial that you play your part in preventing such incidents by following proper safety precautions. Be sure to follow these rules when working near roads.

Landscaping Safety Matters - Working Near Roads

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Common safety concerns associated with push lawn mowers include the risk of injury from flying debris, getting struck by the blades, prolonged noise exposure, and burn or fire hazards. You can help reduce your risk of injury while using a push mower at work by following these tips.

Landscaping Safety Matters - Operating Push Lawn Mowers

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Common safety concerns associated with riding lawn mowers include the risk of injury from flying debris, getting struck by the blades, rollover accidents, prolonged noise exposure, and burn or fire hazards. You can help reduce your risk of injury while using a riding mower by following these precautions.

Landscaping Safety Matters - Operating Riding Lawn Mowers

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