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Backpack Blower Pledge
Your Company is encouraged to use the new Backpack Blower Pledge (in English and Spanish) as a tool to educate employees about best practices in the operation of backpack blowers. The Pledge demonstrates your commitment to the equipment’s safe and responsible use. View and download pledge HERE.

Keep employees safe with this Heat Safety Fact Sheet provide by OSHA. English and Spanish

OSHA issues final rule to make employers, public better informed about workplace injuries and illnesses.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule to modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public and OSHA about workplace hazards. With this new rule, OSHA is applying the insights of behavioral economics to improve workplace safety and prevent injuries and illnesses. More>>

OSHA issues New Silica Regulations
Last week the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued new rules related to silica which could impact any landscape companies that drill, cut, crush, or grind silica-containing materials such as concrete and stone, and requires controls to keep workers from breathing silica dust. OSHA indicated that they issued the rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. More>>

OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a final rule that updates requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals and construction. More>>

Worker Safety and Health Resources for Hurricane and Flood Cleanup and Recovery.


Heat Stress Among Landscape Workers
Don’t allow hot and humid weather to take its toll on your employees! This detailed presentation was developed by the NALP Safety Adviser, Dr. Sam Steel.

OSHA Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

These guidelines are intended to help employers establish health and safety management plans at their workplaces. Key principles include finding and fixing hazards before they cause injury or illness, and making sure that workers have a voice in safety and health. The updated guidelines should be particularly helpful to small- and medium-sized businesses.

Lyme Disease Fact Sheet in English and Spanish

If you work or spend time in wooded or grassy areas, you should be aware of the dangers of Lyme disease.

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