Recent Updates

  1. Material Handling Devices for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use tools and equipment effectively and safely to move landscaping and horticulture materials. Trainer’s Note Using mechanical devices makes handling material easier. But it may increase the risk of an incident. For this module:
  2. Lockout and Tagout for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Lockout and tagout equipment properly. Trainer’s Note Lockout and tagout are important to prevent injuries from powered machinery. For this module:
  3. Loading Docks and Warehouses for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Work safely on the loading dock and in warehouses. Trainer’s Note Sometimes, loading docks and warehouses are injuries waiting to happen. For this module:
  4. Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Clothing for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Launder pesticide-contaminated clothing according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Clothing exposed to pesticides must be washed separately and properly. For this module:
  5. Introduction to Safety in Landscaping and Horticulture Services for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Explain why safety training is important and how it can reduce incidents. Trainer’s Note What makes safety important? Who is responsible for safety? What are some general safety tips? For this module:
  6. Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Trench Foot for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify the symptoms and treatment of hypothermia, frostbite, and trench foot. Trainer’s Note Workers are often exposed to cold, windy, wet conditions that can lead to serious injuries. For this module:
  7. Heat Stress for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Describe symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion, and explain emergency procedures for both. Trainer’s Note Heat stress is serious. It can lead to serious, permanent damage or death. For this module:
  8. Hand Signals for Vehicle Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify and use the correct hand signals when working under noisy conditions. Trainer’s Note The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has adopted 11 uniform hand signals for safety. All workers, including delivery drivers and other workers who are at the job site, should learn the 11 signals and use them. That way, everyone will communicate in the same “language.” For this module:
  9. Grounding Electricity for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Work safely around electricity on the job. Trainer’s Note Working with electricity can be dangerous. This danger comes from a combination of things — voltage, amperage, resistance to the flow of the current, and duration of contact. Demonstrate the use of proper and improper grounding. For this module:
  10. Gas Welding Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Weld using safe practices and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Trainer’s Note Gas welding is an important but dangerous task. For this module:

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