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lets see if we can get this thread stickied and have everone post there thoughts and opinions on school here as well as there results...
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Also lets get some opinions from some of the owners/supervisors on items that should be on a test for prospective/new employees . basicly a test to determine there current knowledge and teach them the basics of the industry
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basicly a test to determine there current knowledge and teach them the basics of the industry
What kinds of things do you find you need to test employees and staff with?
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everything from starting equipment, checking oil, changin blades to replacing trimmer string.

how to proper operate mowers,blower trimmer(Not blowing clippings n rocks onto cars or towards gardens,beds or People)

What to do in a emergency situation
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auto accident hitting some one with rock breaking a window injuring them selves breaking a water or gas line
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Great!

So what would you recommend your employee to do if they happened to do the following?
  • auto accident
  • hitting some one with rock
  • breaking a window
  • injuring them selves
  • breaking a water or gas line
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So what would you recommend your employee to do if they happened to do the following?
  • auto accident
    check for injurys - call ems -call office- exchange info and NEVER admit guily-take pictures
  • hitting some one with rock
    administer first aid/stabilize victum-call ems-call office fill out incident report and take picture
  • breaking a window
    call office-take pictures-clean up glass-secure broken window-fill out incident report
  • injuring them selves
    administer first aid-call ems if needed-call office-fill out incident report
  • breaking a water or gas line
    Immediately cut off all equipment -move away from area-call ems-call office-keep by standers away from property-fill out incident report-take pictures(ifis a water pipe locate main valve and shut off)
Here are a few responses that i would say are appropriate
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I think it would be beneficial if you each time you signed onto the class, a message would tell you which session you last left off on. I find myself going through several of them before I get to the next unfinished one.

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I think it would be beneficial if you each time you signed onto the class, a message would tell you which session you last left off on. I find myself going through several of them before I get to the next unfinished one.
Thank you, that is another great idea to work on.

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