Objective: Transport equipment and plants safely.
Many landscaping and horticulture businesses use trucks and trailers to transport equipment and plants to work sites. For this module:
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Objective: Recognize the hazards of working around electricity.
Workers should recognize the power and danger of electricity. Injuries or fatalities can occur due to ignorance. For this module:
Objective: Prevent respiratory illnesses caused by organic dust and mold.
Workers in the green industry are often exposed to dust and mold that can cause respiratory illness. For this module:
Objective: Explain what safety precautions to take when working with a chain saw, and demonstrate proper maintenance of the chain saw.
Chain saws are powerful but dangerous tools. For this module:
Objective: Identify general tips to prevent and treat bee, wasp, hornet, and yellow jacket stings.
Bees, wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets can be a minor nuisance—or a serious danger. For this module: