excessive heat, worker safety

Proposed Rule Would Protect Workers From Excessive Heat

If finalized, rule would help protect approximately 36 million workers and substantially reduce heat injuries, illnesses, and deaths in the workplace.

Survey Reveals Outdoor Workers Have Double The Rate Of Severe Sunburns

An American Academy of Dermatology survey revealed one in 10 outdoor workers had sunburns severe enough to cause blisters last year.
workwear

Milwaukee Tool Launching New 2024 Workwear Solutions

A BOLT™ RHEON™ safety helmet, BOLT cooling gear, and two new workwear products developed from customer input are being introduced by Milwaukee Tool in early 2024.
Vulcan

Proposed Tax Break For Government Snow Removal Equipment In CA

California Senate Bill 546 proposes an exemption from the state sales and use tax for public entities purchasing dedicated snow removal vehicles.
dead deer disposal

Dead Deer In A Yard?

So you found a dead deer on a client's property? What happened and what should you do to dispose or move it safely?

Council Releases New Safety Guide For Propane Commercial Mowers

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has released a new safety guide for propane commercial mowers. Key topics include: fuel supply, types of cylinders, storing and changing cylinders, and training requirements.
Sustainable Salting

Sustainable Salting

By practicing sustainable salting, you can improve service and save money while achieving responsible use and maximum efficiency.
workplace violence

Listen Now: Climate Change’s Impact On Violence

A behavioral risk expert discusses how climate change is impacting human behavior, creating an increased risk of workplace violence.
NALP ELEVATE Expo

Get Equipped: NALP ELEVATE Expo

A preview of lawn care and landscaping products to be exhibited at the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) ELEVATE Expo September 10-13 in Dallas, Texas.
Disaster Response Equipment

Get Equipped: Disaster Response Equipment

From compact track loaders and telescopic cranes to chainsaws, this assortment of disaster response equipment can help your landscaping team respond to extreme weather and other natural disasters.
OSHA Safety

The OSHA 10-Hour Safety Course For The Landscape Industry

NALP recommends the OSHA 10-Hour Safety Course for the Landscape Industry. With at least 25 attendees, you can request to host a course at your facility orin your area.
Stinging Insects

Do Not Disturb! New Video Series Warns About Stinging Insects

New video series from NPMA provides guidance for dealing with various stinging insect species you might encounter on the job.
cool

Keep Your Cool While Working Outdoors

Summer's clearly not done with us yet. As of this writing, record breaking temperatures were coming in 15˚ above average and spiking above 100˚...

Hydration Nation: Understanding The Hype Behind The Era Of Electrolytes

Hydration Nation: For outdoor workers like landscapers, hydration is truly an issue of safety. But how many of us really understand electrolytes?
Heat Safety

Does Your Landscape Crew Practice These Heat Safety Measures?

Does your landscape crew practice heat safety measures? Hydration and gear are crucial, but so are these other tips.
noise

No Noise Is Good Noise In Landscaping

No noise is good noise. Scythe robotics on how noise abatement regulations and customer demands are pushing the Industry toward electric options.
Landscape Employee Safety

The Foundation Of Landscape Employee Safety

Recognizing risk, investing in safety, and setting an example from the top-down are keys to a successful landscape employee safety plan.
Magid Cool

New Magid Cool Work Gear For Summer 2023

The Magid® Cool Powered by Mission® line has been expanded for the Summer of 2023 with five new items, some with Flame Resistance.
air quality

Landscaping In Poor Air Quality

Smoke-filled skies from distant wildfires can affect outdoor employee health. Here's what to do.
workplace falls

OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program To Prevent Falls

New OSHA initiative to reduce and prevent workplace falls — a leading cause of workplace fatalities — aligns enforcement, outreach efforts to protect workers.
pests Spotted Lanternfly

Top Areas For Spotted Lanternflies During Summer 2024

TruGreen has announced its annual study identifying the top U.S. areas the invasive spotted lanternfly likes to call home.
Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Low Input, High Impact Landscapes

Lawn alternatives for water management, eco-benefit, and beauty.

Featured Videos

[VIDEO] Dickies®: Discover Workwear That’s Anything But Uniform

Looking for uniform solutions for your large team? An unmatched inventory and versatile looks are just a few reasons why companies trust Dickies®.
Desert Foothills Landscape

Desert Decadence In An Arizona Landscape Design

Even in the extreme heat conditions of Southern Arizona, Desert Foothills Landscape designed and installed a stunning, functional landscape while also being water and climate conscious.

A Preview Of Hardscape North America 2024

New speakers, a new Hardscape Construction Roundtable, an expanded estimating session, and more are planned at Hardscape North America 2024.
Hilltip SnowStriker

Hilltip Brings Line Of SnowStriker™ Snowplows To North America

Hilltip's SnowStriker™ snowplows compatible with half-ton pickups, SUVs, UTVs, tractors, and loaders, have come to North America.
Autonomous Snow Plow

Remote-Operated, Autonomous Industrial Snow Plow Hits The Market

Teleo and Storm Equipment have introduced America’s only remote-operated and autonomous industrial snow plow.