Keeping Safe in the Landscape

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Jun, 17, 2014 @ 16:06 PM

When it comes to work, there's nothing worse than an accident on the job site.  Not only the pain and discomfort the comes form an accident, but being off work trying to recuperate can cost you, and your company dearly.  Each June, National Safety Council celebrates National Safety Month to help everyone to think about safety first.  And it's our topic on this week's #landscapechat!

Corona Tools Landscapechat TLC Magazine Safety Meeting

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Join @CoronaTools along with chat partner and host, Lisa Schaumann, director of public relations at PLANET @PLANET2005. Joining the discussion will be Patty Vaugh, editor of @TLCMagagazine to help weigh in on this very imprortant topic!  the The live chat begins Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST.  This is the Twitter chat where we come together with green industry experts and fellow landscape tweeps, each week to discuss all things related to landscape, since 2011.

Discussion Overview

Safety in the Landscape - Discover what are some of the biggest safety concerns for landscape workers. 

Working in the Sun - Learn some of the latest statistics and safety information for those who work in the sun, including heat exhaustion and melanoma.

On-the-job Safety Training - Understand why companies take safety so serious and help to train employees to protect themselves. 

Equipment Safety - Explore what makes equipment safety so important and how contractors can help to avoid life or limb accidents. 

Lyme Disease Hear why this topic is becoming a big safety concern for landscape contractor .

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Landscapechat

Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #landscapechat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the landscapechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Landscapechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now landscapechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.  Register now to get weekly updates of upcoming chats, links to transcripts, chat reminders and more!  Register now on the GILN website!

Safety meeting photo courtesy of TLC Magazine

Topics: #Landscapechat, PLANET, safety

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