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  1. Preventing Falls from Trees for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: To prevent falls while trimming or pruning tree limbs. Trainer’s Note Falls can occur while trimming or pruning trees if safety precautions are not taken. For this module:
  2. Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticides for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Choose the proper protection for pesticide application. Trainer’s Note Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is critical in working with pesticides safely. For this module:
  3. Power Lawn Mowers for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Operate power lawn mowers according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Safe lawn mowing practices can prevent injuries. For this module:
  4. Personal Eye Protection for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Describe the proper selection, use, and care of eye protection. Trainer’s Note Most eye damage is permanent. Therefore, eye protection is vital in hazardous situations. For this module:
  5. Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Avoid contact with poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac, and treat reactions to these poisonous plants. Trainer’s Note Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can cause a nasty reaction. For this module:
  6. Pesticide Exposure for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify the types and causes of pesticide exposure and how to prevent them. Trainer’s Note Pesticides are common and useful but they can also be harmful, even toxic. For this module:
  7. Overhead Electrical Hazards for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Prevent contact with overhead power lines. Trainer’s Note Overhead power lines are a constant danger in any outdoor work. For this module:
  8. Non-Vented Heaters for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use non-vented heaters safely. Trainer’s Note Many greenhouses and other buildings use non-vented space heaters. For this module:
  9. 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:
  10. 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:

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