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  1. Rotary Lawn and Brush Mower Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify hazards associated with rotary mowers and methods for reducing those hazards. Trainer’s Note Rotary mowers include sit-down mowers and towed mowers. A rotary mower is a useful piece of equipment to landscapers, but misuse can be deadly. For this module:
  2. Rollovers and Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Describe the risk of tractor rollovers and effective means to avoid rollovers and minimize rollover injuries. Trainer’s Note Tractor rollovers are a critical danger for many landscaping and horticultural services workers. For this module:
  3. Respirator Fit for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Wear the correct respirator for the job and make sure it fits properly. Trainer’s Note Many daily jobs require the use of respirators to protect workers’ lungs. For this module:
  4. Repetitive Motion for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify the potential for injury in tasks requiring repetitive motion. Trainer’s Note Repetitive motion can cause injuries from annoying to debilitating. For this module:
  5. Reading Pesticide Labels for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify important information in pesticide labels and the meaning of that information. Trainer’s Note Pesticide labels explain how to use pesticides safely. For this module:
  6. Protective Gloves for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify what types of gloves are needed for the job, if any at all. Trainer’s Note Many jobs in the green industry require the use of gloves. For this module:
  7. Protecting the Head for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use head protection to prevent injuries. Trainer’s Note Hard hats help prevent head injuries on the job. For this module:
  8. Protecting Hands and Fingers for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Protect hands and fingers from injuries. Trainer’s Note Machinery with moving parts can injure or amputate hands and fingers. Using hands and fingers as tools can also cause injury. For this module:
  9. Properly Cleaning and Storing Respirators for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Clean and store respirators according to the presented guidelines. Trainer’s Note Respirators remain effective and unsoiled if they are properly cleaned and stored. For this module:
  10. Proper Use of Ladders for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use ladders safely for construction and maintenance jobs. How to Use This Module Injuries can happen when someone falls from a ladder or uses it wrong. For this module:

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