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Old 07-21-2009, 07:30 AM
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Make sure all your guys are wearing safety glasses. Had a nice little visit from Osha yesterday while I was out cutting one of my commercial properties. He told one of my guys that it was a $1,500 fine for not wearing eye protection. I think that is a little high for that but that is what he said. Just giving you guys a heads up
does that apply while mowing residential stuff too, or do they just care when you're doing commercial?
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Old 07-21-2009, 07:34 AM
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does that apply while mowing residential stuff too, or do they just care when you're doing commercial?
He told us whenever using power equipment. Its a good idea to wear protection anyways, I get stuff in my eyes all the time when I am whipping and you ony get one pair of eyes.
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Old 07-21-2009, 07:39 AM
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He told us whenever using power equipment. Its a good idea to wear protection anyways, I get stuff in my eyes all the time when I am whipping and you ony get one pair of eyes.
Yes, I agree that it's always a good idea- I just didn't know if they cared about while doing houses along with commercial stuff.

I've been hearing an awful lot about OSHA lately.. what ever happened to the DOT stuff? Haha
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Old 07-21-2009, 08:06 PM
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Are you already a certified nurseryman?

I was also wanting to take the tests, well the MCN and LMS anyways. I do not have enough time though, still need to make some dough. Maybe this winter.
I'm not yet cert. I will be going this fall after they update the program. Michigan Certified Nurseryman (MCN) Committee, is currently in the process of updating and revising the certification program. Under the updated program, there will be several different specialty areas. Two of them will be: Certified Landscape Contractor and Certified Landscape Manager. The new reference and study manuals will be out in the fall (target date is October 1) and will be available in paper and digital format. You study for the exam on your own and then they offer various locations throughout the state to take the exams. They also offer exam review sessions. You are not required to purchase the manuals to take the exams, but the tests are based on the information in the manuals. The certifications are offered to a person and stay with that person no matter what company they work for.

However I have years of knowledge and always looking to learn more and as much as I can, you only get one shot in life I want to do it with as lil F ups as possible....Knowledge is Power
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Old 07-21-2009, 09:04 PM
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hey guys, tryin to get an early start on this, i'm trying to sell my sled to pay off some debt its a 2009 POLARIS 550 IQ shift SNOWMOBILE Purchased NEW from the Dealer in January 2009. I Purchased it in January 2009 and road it about 3 times last winter, Iím forced to sell it to help pay off some debts. It has a 550CC Fan Cooled Engine with forward/reverse, handlebar warmers, thumb warmer, speedometer, a Polaris cover, owners manual, and a tool kit. The sled has just over 550 miles on it. It has been stored indoors and is clean. Iím asking $4,800 obo Call Alex 248-895-4684
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:16 AM
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When I am mowing my glasses are on from the time I jump in the truck in the morning to the time we unload at the end of the day and I always have a pair of corded plugs around my neck. I would like to see an OSHA pamphlet for the regs.
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Old 07-22-2009, 08:17 AM
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looking to find some good quality contractors to handle 5-6 acre lots for snow/salt this coming season. Lots are all over Michigan.
Please see Plow site - Michigan thread for details
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:28 AM
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Better watch out guys, the competition around Northville is getting pretty good.

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Old 07-22-2009, 12:38 PM
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Thats funny. I actually have a little 4x6 trailer that looks exactly like that I use to tow behind my little S10 to do gardening, weed pulling, and other little stuff.
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Old 07-22-2009, 05:29 PM
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Northville?? You sure that isnt Flint? Half the people around here are driving similar sh*t. Im working down in Ann Arbor now and you dont see that as much. Whole different mentality down there. People are laid back, nice, wave, friendly. Clients come out and give us food, water, etc... Folks in Flint just want to complain and be angry constantly.

We havent skipped a mow yet on any of our route's, by the way. Side work seems to be steady enough to get everyone 40 hours as well.
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