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Landscaping Safety

Landscaping offers several services to customers. Services can include soil preparation, irrigation systems, shrub trimming, lawn mowing, lawn planting, and arborist services like tree trimming.


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) General Industry Standard, 1910, and the Construction standard, 1926, both apply to the landscaping industry.

Government Requirements:
29 CFR 1910
29 CFR 1926

Who Needs this Training?
All workers who work in the landscaping industry must undergo this training to stay safe on the job.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
All employees who remain untrained are at risk of minor to serious injuries on the job. The landscaping industry uses hazardous tools and equipment as well as several chemicals that have the potential to cause harm if not used correctly.

Included Topics:
By the end of this course, we will have covered the following topics:
Introduction – 0:26
Topic 1: Introduction to Landscaping – 8:17
Topic 2: Pesticides and Herbicides – 4:41
Topic 3: Weather Safety – 4:27
Topic 4: Equipment Safety – 3:32
Topic 5: Electrical Safety – 2:11
Topic 6: Tree Trimming Safety – 1:57
Topic 7: Infestation and Pests – 5:19
Topic 8: Cuts and Punctures – 1:25
Topic 9: Personal Protective Equipment – 2:08
Summary – 0:40

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 45 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.