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  1. No Riders on Lawn Equipment for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify the dangers of riders on lawn equipment. Trainer’s Note Riders on any power equipment are a safety hazard and should not be allowed. For this module:
  2. Mosquito Bites for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Prevent and treat the harmful effects of mosquitoes. Trainer’s Note Mosquito bites can be at least itchy and annoying. Sometimes, however, they can transmit dangerous diseases. For this module:
  3. Mixing and Spraying Pesticides for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: To identify the proper way to mix and spray pesticides. Trainer’s Note Pesticides contain hazardous chemicals; they must be mixed and sprayed safely. For this module:
  4. 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:
  5. 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:
  6. 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:
  7. 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:
  8. 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:
  9. 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:
  10. 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:

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