National Safety Stand-Down: Help Prevent Falls in the Workplace - The Edge from the National Association of Landscape Professionals

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National Safety Stand-Down: Help Prevent Falls in the Workplace

In recognition of the National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls, NALP would like to remind our members and other green industry employers to observe these fall prevention safety tips: 

1.) Select the Proper Ladder for the Job – Never use an aluminum ladder near electrical lines!

2.) Train Your Ground Crew Employees – Provide head protection on jobs where falling tree limbs and debris are hazardous!

3.) Keep Shop Area Floors Free of Slippery Liquids – Clean up spilled oil and lubricants immediately!

4.) Maintain Clean Machine Operating Platforms – Remove any tripping hazards from equipment and trailer decks!

5.) Develop and Enforce Fall Prevention Policies – Ensure that all employees are aware off, and trained on, your fall prevention written program!

For more safety resources, please visit our Safety page. To learn more about the Stop Falls Stand Down please visit the OSHA page here