This seminar provides basic safety awareness training for those employees who work in the landscaping industry. This seminar uses a multimedia approach and is taught through lecture, instructional hand-outs and video. Attendees will learn how to identify the common physical and health hazards associated with landscaping work and how to minimize or eliminate them through recommended OSHA methods of accident prevention.

The seminar will review workplace injury data and statistics from the landscaping industry and what measures could have been taken to prevent these from occurring. Participants will receive a number of handouts and resources to bring back and utilize in the field as training and educational tools.

Upon completion of the Landscaping Safety seminar, attendees should better understand the risks associated with working in the landscaping profession and what measures to take to prevent accidents and injuries in the field.

Topics discussed will include:

  • OSHA Introduction/Overview
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Electrical Safety
  • Working Safely at Heights
  • Machinery/Vehicular Safety
  • Powered Equipment & Chainsaw Safety

This course is intended for anyone involved in landscaping activities including supervisors, managers, safety personnel, and field employees.