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Seasonal safety: 4 summertime hazards and what to do about them.
Turf 2011 Jul; 24(7):A13-A14
While summer is prime time for landscapers, it also introduces a number of seasonal hazards. Outdoor work exposes contractors to extreme heat and ultraviolet radiation, as well as the risk of contact with venomous animals and poisonous plants. Taking the right precautions, however, can keep you and your employees safe and healthy.
Landscape-services-workers; Insects; Heat-stress; Heat-stroke; Heat-exposure; Heat-exhaustion; Heat; Ultraviolet-radiation; Plants; Plant-oils; Plant-substances
Issue of Publication
Turf North: Serving Landscape and Lawn Care Professionals
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division