Safety Training & Resources for Landscape and Lawn Care Pros

Safety is critical to landscape and lawn care companies. Good safety practices set your company apart from the competition, make your company a place where employees want to work and it helps your bottom line. Find helpful safety resources from OSHA and from NALP safety experts in English and Spanish. In partnership with Rancho Mesa.


Safety is key to a successful landscape company. Why reinvent the wheel? Our Safe Company Program will help you build a stronger safety culture which will help you reduce injuries and hazards, demonstrate your commitment to a safe workplace and lower your costs.

Safety is critical to your landscape or lawn care business. The Safety Recognition Awards are a way to benchmark your safety performance and improve your safety practices. All landscape industry companies and branches are welcome to participate. 

OSHA

The OSHA and NALP Alliance focuses on providing NALP members and other stakeholders, including youth, low-literacy level and non-English speaking workers, with information, guidance and access to training resources on workplace hazards, including manual material handling, slips, trips, falls and motor-vehicle safety.

Compliance Assistance

Use these tools and resources to protect and keep your business compliant.

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Helpful Resources

Industry specific OSHA tools and resources to assist with the safety and health of your employees.

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Safety Campaigns

Show you care about your employee’s safety by participating in OSHA, NIOSH, NSC Safety Campaigns!

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Safety Training

Attend an OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course for the LANDSCAPE industry!

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Safety Resources

Get instant access to hundreds of safety education resources. Looking for equipment and job site safety? Safety Programs and training? We have resources that cover those topics and more. Use our safety articles and tailgate training to improve your safety record.

Want safety tips on the go? Listen to Drew Garcia with Rancho Mesa discuss safety in the Landscape Industry with Burt DeMarche, Fred Peratt, Miles Kuperus and more! Subscribe to the podcast here.

Safety Advisor

Sam Steel, PhD

Sam Steel has spent more than 30 years developing, delivering and evaluating agricultural industry safety and health programs. Contact Sam for free advice on all safety-related questions including topics like OSHA policies, checklist, safety advice and he has bi-lingual resources to share as well. NALP members, click here  to contact Sam.

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