Landscape Ontario Workplace Safety Tailgate Talks for the Landscaping Industry

Landscape Ontario Workplace Safety Tailgate Talks for the Landscaping Industry
This tool provides information on dozens of the most common hazards in the landscaping industry along with best practices for working safely.

150-003-02-IAOT  Reference Print

$20.00

$20.00

Description

Developed in collaboration with Landscape Ontario, this landscaping industry booklet is an educational resource that a supervisor can use to highlight key health and safety information.

It provides information on dozens of the most common hazards in the landscaping industry along with best practices for working safely. The booklet is a compilation of safety talks; each tailgate talk is actually an on-site conversation facilitated by the supervisor or crew lead to increase awareness of 62 health and safety hazards.

Content also includes a roles and responsibilities chart, hazard and PPE symbols and definitions, information on compliance with the OHSA, tips and other helpful resources to support delivery in the workplace.

Topics include

  • Basic information that workers can use to recognize hazards and take the necessary steps to work safely
  • Information for supervisors and crew leads to facilitate health and safety talks with their crew
  • Action exercises to reinforce the health and safety message

Upon completion, you will be able to

  • Reinforce formal training to complement your legal duty to provide information about workplace hazards to employees
  • Conveniently and quickly reach many employees at one time with a consistent message
  • Build employee capacity to recognize and address hazards
  • Provide opportunities for employees to ask questions and engage in their health and safety

Prerequisite

None

Target audience

This publication is intended for all workplaces in the landscaping industry, including the sub-sections (construction, grounds maintenance, snow removal, interior, lighting, irrigation, lawn care, and design).

It will be of particular interest to landscape supervisors and crew leads, as well as landscape workers.

Delivery method

This is a print publication, 148 pages, 4.5" x 7" in dimension.

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