Occupational hazards landscape professionals should watch for
Know what to look for and how to handle many common occupational hazards for landscapers to keep your crew safe on the job. Details on Total Landscape Care.
September 3, 2020
Chainsaw checklist: What to check before hitting the jobsite
Important safety tips for maintaining, servicing and repairing chainsaws in tree care settings while staying inside the industry guidelines. Learn more on TLC.
August 21, 2020
Safety watch: Protecting your crews from hearing loss
Learn how to keep your crews safe with personal protective equipment and prevent hearing loss from job site hazards here on Total Landscape Care.
August 18, 2020
Issues to watch for when towing a trailer
These recommendations, from the Association for the Work Truck Industry, will help improve your efficiency, safety and performance while towing a trailer.
July 8, 2020
How to: Getting down to business with stump grinding
Tree stumps can ruin the aesthetic of a well-manicured lawn, however, your landscaping company can easily remove them with the right tools and knowledge.
June 29, 2020
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Caring for hazardous trees: Identifying problems and reducing risks
Certain structural defects or tree diseases can pose a risk to human lives activities. Learn how to take care of hazardous trees here on Total Landscape Care.
April 24, 2020
Lytx utilizes AI to pinpoint distracted driving issues
Discover why you should use Lytx's artificial intelligence to track distracted driving in your landscaping fleet on Total Landscape Care today.
March 9, 2020
How to: Creating a safety culture
True safety culture protects your employees and is essential to running a landscaping company. Learn how to utilize your safety program practices here on TLC.
February 10, 2020
How to: Learning to report workplace accidents thoroughly and accurately
While every company hopes there won’t be accidents that occur in the workplace, the reality is that that’s just not likely. Regardless of what task you or your employees are performing, accidents can and will happen.
January 6, 2020
Choosing the right PPE for your team
When dealing with personal protective equipment (PPE), it’s good to keep in mind that one size definitely does not fit all. “When equipment is awkward or bulky, employees are reluctant to wear it,” Safeopedia says online. “Outfitting all workers with comfortable gear can increase compliance and lead to a safer, more productive workforce. That alone […]
January 2, 2020
Safety watch: Preventing hypothermia
As your snow removal crews are out and about taking care of properties, odds are the are most likely in a warm cab, but if they are out in the elements, here’s what they should know to prevent hypothermia.
December 26, 2019
Integrated Landscape Management improves its safety culture with Lytx’s program
Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) based in Tempe, Arizona, implemented the Lytx Driver Safety Program in 2017 and drastically improved safe driving habits.
December 11, 2019
Lytx offers driver accountability for landscape fleets
Lawn care and landscape management crews spend a considerable amount of time on road between jobsites and Lytx, a video telematics solution, provides owners with the ability to improve their crews’ driving behavior.
December 10, 2019
Foamstream offers landscapers an herbicide-free weed killing option
Since the nationwide controversy surrounding glyphosate and other chemical-based herbicides has yet to reach an end, the European company Weedingtech offered an herbicide-free weed treatment option at this year’s GIE+EXPO called Foamstream. “Whatever you think about the safety of glyphosate and herbicides, we don’t want to get drawn into that argument,” says Leo de Montaignac, […]
October 29, 2019
Safety watch: Safeguarding your company against equipment theft
Equipment theft is an issue professional landscapers face time and time again, and the question becomes is this something I can prevent or am I doomed to always have my machines pilfered? Take a look at what green industry experts say you can do to safeguard yourself against equipment theft this season and in the […]
October 10, 2019
Industry roundup: Gator UTVs recalled by John Deere due to crash hazard
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced that John Deere is recalling 19,730 Gator XUV835 utility vehicles, and about 840 were sold in Canada.
September 10, 2019
Hurricane preparedness: What to know in the wake of Dorian
With the havoc Hurricane Dorian brought upon the Bahamas over the past few days, members of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas have begun battening down the hatches for what may come. If your landscaping company is located near or in Dorian’s path, now would be a good time to prepare your customer’s landscapes and your […]
September 4, 2019
Silica regulations: Understanding why compliance is important
While there has been an increase in awareness, the vast majority still do not understand the silica threat. Click here to learn why this regulation is important.
August 26, 2019
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You've got mail: Utilizing the power of direct mailers
What sets you apart from passing observers and potential customers is how you choose to market your business to your target audience.
Outlook and Benchmarking
Survey: 94% of landscapers report remaining open, operational through 2020
Chemical care: Best practices for pre-emergence herbicides
Green industry podcasts for lawn care and landscaping professionals
Utilizing snow removal, equipment winterization tips
The Attachments Idea Book
Landscapers use a variety of attachments for doing everything from snow removal to jobsite cleanup, and regardless of how often they are used, every landscaper has a favorite attachment.
2021's Fleet Technology Trends Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.