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Safety watch: Keeping crews safe in a lightning storm
Some believe that being struck by lightning is a non-issue but in the landscaping industry, it is an all too real safety concern. Read more here on TLC.
July 9, 2018
Safety watch: Pool safety tips for the summer
With the summer heat taking over, swimming pools are the popular remedy for all to beat the heat! This means it's time to refreshing our pool safety rules.
July 4, 2018
Hydration safety: Keeping your crews safe and well-watered
Dehydration is serious & can lead to extreme health conditions when ignored. Landscapers must take water intake seriously to avoid heat-related health risks.
June 6, 2018
Staying aware: UV rays affecting your crews?
Working out in the heat and sun for hours on end is exhausting in itself for landscaping professionals. Take into account the safety risks of landscaping & prep.
June 5, 2018
Poison watch: Keeping an eye on children and pets
With summer approaching & the outdoors becoming more desired, landscaping is now a priority. Before using those pesticides you should see if they're safe.
May 22, 2018
Safety watch: Protecting crews from hearing loss
With "Better Hearing Month" being in May, landscapers are gaining a lot of attention due to their vulnerability to obtaining a hearing loss disability.
May 18, 2018
How to prevent ticks from plaguing crews and clients
By taking precautionary steps to prepare landscapes and your crew now, you can help customers and your team avoid contact with ticks and Lyme disease.
May 1, 2018
Winter damage problems to look for on clients’ properties
Take a look at some of the common problems that can come from winter storms, as well as general prevention tips you can pass along to customers.
March 22, 2018
News roundup: Seventh victim of alleged serial killer landscaper found in Canada
In January, Toronto police arrested McArthur, who was charged with five counts of first-degree murder. Another victim was found. Check out the news roundup here on Total Landscape Care.
March 7, 2018
Keeping crews and clients flu-free: Tips for staying well this flu season
To keep your employees, yourself and your customers safe from the spread of the flu, take a look at a few simple steps the CDC suggests acting on. Details here!
February 16, 2018
Industry news: NALP introduces first landscape-specific OSHA construction course
The 10-Hour OSHA Construction Course has served as the industry standard safety training and will now, for the first time, feature landscape industry-specific topics.
January 24, 2018
Landscaping company pleads guilty three years after workers’ death
The charge of causing/risking widespread injury or damage was filed for the death of two landscape workers, Oscar Portillo and Selvin Zelaya. More information here.
January 23, 2018
Keep workers safe during the upcoming winter months by educating them about cold stress
Three common forms of cold stress are hypothermia, frostbite, and trench foot. Learn about them now and plan ahead for the winter months.
December 27, 2017
Prevent snow shoveling injuries and fatalities with these tips
Snow shoveling may seem like an everyday chore, but it can lead to health risks including back injuries and heart attacks. More info on Total Landscape Care!
December 26, 2017
How to: Preventing workplace violence
While it’s possible your business has not had to face workplace violence, having a plan of action and preventative methods could save you time down the road.
December 11, 2017
News roundup: Lawsuit filed against homeowners by widow of landscaper stung to death by bees
Africanized bees had built two nests attached to the roof of a home. Investigators learned that the bee nests each weighed about 300 pounds. More info here!
November 30, 2017
How to deck the halls without risking dangerous falls
Before using a ladder, check to see if the ladder is damaged. Also, check the ladders placement and any safety tips recommended on the ladder itself! More here!
November 29, 2017
How to find great safety material for toolbox talks tailored to the job at hand
Governmental agencies, state entities, and industrial organizations can all be great sources when it comes to training materials. More at Total Landscape Care.
November 27, 2017
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Ignite Attachments launches the Snow Pusher
Available via a digital, direct-to-consumer storefront, the Snow Pusher is an attachment designed to clear parking lots, driveways, building sites, and more with maximum efficiency.
Husqvarna Group launches two-year warranty program for professional customers
The critical importance of "follow through"
Deere announces 2023 startup collaborators
Greenworks opens new manufacturing facility
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.
2023 Fleet Technology Trends Report
The 2023 Fleet Technology Trends Report reveals key data showing how GPS solutions are helping fleets overcome challenges, promote safety and streamline operations. Download to read more.