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  1. Equipment and Plant Transport for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Transport equipment and plants safely. Trainer’s Note Many landscaping and horticulture businesses use trucks and trailers to transport equipment and plants to work sites. For this module: [Either needs to be amended to include hitching equipment (tow-balls, pins, and tongues) or create another document with this information]
  2. Electrical Shock for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Recognize the hazards of working around electricity. Trainer’s Note Workers should recognize the power and danger of electricity. Injuries or fatalities can occur due to ignorance. For this module:
  3. Dust and Mold for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Prevent respiratory illnesses caused by organic dust and mold. Trainer’s Note Workers in the green industry are often exposed to dust and mold that can cause respiratory illness. For this module:
  4. Color Coding for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use the color code system to identify workplace hazards. Trainer’s Note A consistent color system warns of safety hazards. For this module:
  5. Choosing Spray Nozzles for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Choose and use nozzles properly and safely. Trainer’s Note Spray nozzles play a big role in effective application and spray drift. For this module:
  6. Chemical Skin Irritants for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Prevent and treat hazards from chemical skin irritants. Trainer’s Note Skin is a valuable body tissue; it must be protected from chemical irritants. For this module:
  7. Chain Saw Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Explain what safety precautions to take when working with a chain saw, and demonstrate proper maintenance of the chain saw. Trainer’s Note Chain saws are powerful but dangerous tools. For this module:
  8. Caught In or Between Objects for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Avoid being caught in or between objects. Trainer’s Note Workers can sustain serious injuries when they are caught in machinery parts or caught between objects. For this module:
  9. Bucket Truck and Aerial Lifts for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Use bucket trucks and aerial lifts safely. Trainer’s Note Bucket trucks and aerial lifts can make it easy to work in trees, but they can also be dangerous. For this module:
  10. Bee, Wasp, Hornet, and Yellow Jacket Stings for Trainers and Supervisors

    Objective: Identify general tips to prevent and treat bee, wasp, hornet, and yellow jacket stings. Trainer’s Note Bees, wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets can be a minor nuisance—or a serious danger. For this module:

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