What you do is IMPORTANT and ESSENTIAL

Here are the essential services provided by lawn care and landscape companies.

Services which ensure:

  • Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Irrigation

Services which protect:

  • Trees, Turf, Shrubs

To address big-risk items, such as:

  • Erosion – inspect and prevent soil movement that creates hazardous exposure to people
  • Building, infrastructure, and fire damage
  • Mitigate weed grass and brush adding to fire fuel
  • Water damage to homes offices building and other infrastructure
  • Security – preventing excessive plant growth to protect people from theft and bodily harm, maintaining clear visuals for pedestrians and video devices
  • Potential pedestrian and vehicular conflicts
  • Mowing and pruning to maintain safe sightlines
  • Pruning to remove hazardous low hanging branches, limbs and brush
  • Storm damage and drain clearance
  • Clean-ups and mowing and trimming operations to prevent debris collection and water back-ups
  • Irrigation inspections and repairs
  • Maintain safety from slips and falls from leaks
  • The anticipation of spring weather to avoid costly plant replacements
  • Keep people safe from pests, weed pollen, invasive plant
  • Turf, tree and shrub treatments to reduce the transmission of dangerous and deadly diseases through pests like mosquitoes, ticks and fleas

Safety Best practices

Here are some suggestions related to Coronavirus training content that could/should be included in your next company safety tailgate session:

  • Cough and sneeze etiquette
  • Hand washing/hygiene
  • Maintain 6 feet distance from each other
  • Not coming to work when you’re sick or have a fever
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid sharing personal items with others
  • Use tissue, hand sanitizer
  • Cleaning of work areas that get touched
  • Wearing of a mask and gloves when riding in a truck
  • Disinfect/clean the cab of the trucks every day with Clorox or some other disinfectant