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Health, Safety and Accident Issues. Discussion on health & safety issues that effect the lawn care, landscaping, tree care, power washing, snow plowing and other trades. Talks of accidents that have occurred and how they could have been prevented. OSHA rules.

Do you carry a fire extinguisher?


Health, Safety and Accident Issues.

Discussion on health & safety issues that effect the lawn care, landscaping, tree care, power washing, snow plowing and other trades. Talks of accidents that have occurred and how they could have been prevented. OSHA rules.
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Yikes, tell me that's not your mower.

I carry a dry chemical Kidde 3lb. ABC extinguisher.

Reminds me of the day I was using my Snapper walkbehind to push a pile of dry leaves. That mower does a great job of "raking" the leaves and pushing them.

One particularly large pile of leaves happened to fall over and onto the top of the mowing deck where they piled around the muffler. Until that point, I had no idea a muffler was hot enough to catch them on fire. I'm sure it was a funny sight seeing me frantically running around the guy's yard trying to find a water hose.

Luckily, no damage was done.

Ha, I still laugh thinking about that one.
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Glad they had a camera to remind us to carry a fire extinguisher!
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We carry one in the truck too! (a camera)
Keep an extinguisher on the trailer (just for fun):>
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Yup, I always carry one
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Thanks.

I completely forgot about that.
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