Safety Equipment

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Supper Grassy, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What items should a person carry with them for safety or protection
     
  2. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
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    For doing what job exactly? Mowing, Tree Work, Fert App, Pest App, ect?
     
  3. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Mowing, Trimming
     
  4. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I usually carry around tinted safety glasses, a set of ear plugs on a band, ear muffs, leather work gloves and mechanics gloves (for use on hot days). Sometimes I use a face shield for heavy string trimming.
     
  5. GreenT

    GreenT LawnSite Fanatic
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    1. Safety glasses
    2. Steel toe shoes
    3. Ear protection
    4. Dust mask
    5. Leather gloves
    6. Small first-aid kit
    7. Mosquito/bug repellent
    8. Sunscreen
     
  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
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    1st aid kit. Fire extingusher.........Always
     
  7. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
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    a entire case of trojan's
     
  8. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
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    If your just doing the mow, trim and blow thing and some lite cleanups all you will need is safety glasses, hearing protection, leather gloves, and good work boots.
     
  9. ADD baby wipes and a ball bat and you have it.
     
  10. MeadowsLawnCare

    MeadowsLawnCare LawnSite Member
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    Make sure your first aid kid has something to rinse your eyes with. If not carry around a big thing of water (which you should have to keep you hydrated anyway) Never know when you might get gas or some other chemical in your eyes.
     

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