Objective: Use safe procedures for tripod, closed top, extension, and straight ladders.
Workers can use different kinds of ladders to prune and trim trees. Each type of ladder requires safe practices. For this module:
Objective: Use safe highway procedures for tractors and towed equipment.
Incidents occur because highway safety precautions are not followed. But you have to travel between job sites on the highway. For this module:
Objective: Work safely around thorn bushes.
Workers may have to work near or with thorn bushes. While thorn bushes are not especially dangerous, they can cause injuries if precautions are not taken. For this module:
Objective: Use appropriate lighting for the type of work, the workplace, and workers’ visual capabilities.
Good lighting makes work easier and safer. Poor lighting can make it difficult and dangerous. For this module:
Objective: Identify the risks of overexposure to the sun and the means to prevent overexposure.
Sun exposure is a hazard that landscapers and green industry service personnel cannot avoid. Too much exposure to the sun can cause skin cancer. For this module:
Objective: Describe the effects of alcohol and drugs on workers and on safety.
Drugs and alcohol cause many changes to the body and the mind. They can have a disastrous effect on safety. For this module: