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Can you dig it? A safety & health guide for young workers in landscaping, greenhouses, & nurseries.
Washington, DC: National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, 2007 Jan; :1-8
This guide was created especially for young workers in the landscaping, greenhouse, and nursery industries. It provides important information about how to work safely, such as how to protect yourself from pesticides, heat stress, electrocution, and slips and trips. It also outlines what rights you have as a young worker.
Age-groups; Pesticides; Pesticides-and-agricultural-chemicals; Electrical-safety; Electrocutions; Heat-stress; Heat-stroke; Heat-exhaustion; Heat-exposure; Manual-lifting; Manual-materials-handling; Materials-handling; Lawn-and-garden-equipment; Noise; Noise-exposure; Surveillance
Can you dig it? A safety & health guide for young workers in landscaping, greenhouses, & nurseries
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division