Developed in collaboration with Landscape Ontario, this landscaping industry booklet is an educational resource that a supervisor can use to highlight key health and safety information.
It provides information on dozens of the most common hazards in the landscaping industry along with best practices for working safely. The booklet is a compilation of safety talks; each tailgate talk is actually an on-site conversation facilitated by the supervisor or crew lead to increase awareness of 62 health and safety hazards.
Content also includes a roles and responsibilities chart, hazard and PPE symbols and definitions, information on compliance with the OHSA, tips and other helpful resources to support delivery in the workplace.
Basic information that workers can use to recognize hazards and take the necessary steps to work safely
Information for supervisors and crew leads to facilitate health and safety talks with their crew
Action exercises to reinforce the health and safety message
Upon completion, you will be able to
Reinforce formal training to complement your legal duty to provide information about workplace hazards to employees
Conveniently and quickly reach many employees at one time with a consistent message
Build employee capacity to recognize and address hazards
Provide opportunities for employees to ask questions and engage in their health and safety
This publication is intended for all workplaces in the landscaping industry, including the sub-sections (construction, grounds maintenance, snow removal, interior, lighting, irrigation, lawn care, and design).
It will be of particular interest to landscape supervisors and crew leads, as well as landscape workers.
This is a print publication, 148 pages, 4.5" x 7" in dimension.