Grounds Maintenance Safety

Course Description:

Grounds maintenance workers keep the grounds of houses, businesses, universities, parks, and public infrastructure attractive, orderly, and healthy for a pleasant outdoor environment. Jobs include lawn installation and care, landscaping, planting and caring for trees and shrubs, and pesticide application, and some work involves building or repairing walkways and retaining walls and installing lighting or sprinkler systems. The work can be dangerous. Deaths related to the work are uncommon, but it does result in injuries and illnesses that can be prevented with proper training and practice of safety measures.

Course Duration: 50 minutes