Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Health, Safety and Accident Issues.

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.

002 COMPETITIONS: Footwear


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.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-17-2009, 12:56 PM
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 74
Posts: 4,475
Rep Power: 0
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default 002 COMPETITIONS: Footwear

This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

The rules are simple:
You must be the owner of the footwear you post

I hope you all enjoy this one!

I'll start:

Photobucket
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 07-17-2009, 04:17 PM
justin_time justin_time is offline
Justin
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: French River, ON, Canada
Age: 29
Posts: 1,801
Rep Power: 0
justin_time is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Quote:
Originally Posted by BREEZE2009 View Post
This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

The rules are simple:
You must be the owner of the footwear you post

I hope you all enjoy this one!

I'll start:

Photobucket
You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-17-2009, 05:19 PM
mark123's Avatar
mark123 mark123 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 1,402
Rep Power: 8
mark123 is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by justin_time View Post
You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.
Changing from boots to sneaker I can cut 25% off of a mowing day (save 1/2 hour every 2 hours). I'm also much less tired at the end of the day.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-17-2009, 07:11 PM
justin_time justin_time is offline
Justin
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: French River, ON, Canada
Age: 29
Posts: 1,801
Rep Power: 0
justin_time is on a distinguished road
Default

Here are my safety toe shoes

Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-17-2009, 10:04 PM
StartALawnCareBusiness's Avatar
StartALawnCareBusiness StartALawnCareBusiness is offline
Keith
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 731
Rep Power: 0
StartALawnCareBusiness is on a distinguished road
Lightbulb Lawn Grips

A picture of my current favs. is below.




Keith
__________________
Start a profitable lawn care business.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-19-2009, 02:30 AM
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 74
Posts: 4,475
Rep Power: 0
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default

Those are awesome Keith!

The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.

In winter it was bad, when I braked it would be jerky, and stepping on the gas would be like propelling a rocket. Shoes give me freedom & feel for my vehicle. Steel toe isn't too bad, though my old boots blistered my feet. I'll look into a good pair.

If I'm doing work other than grass, I'll wear steel toe. Lugging around an extra pound can wipe me out during the day if I'm moving a lot.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-11-2009, 07:14 PM
Fresh Cut's Avatar
Fresh Cut Fresh Cut is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 7
Fresh Cut is on a distinguished road
Default

I was just about to make a thread asking about good lightweight work boots and decided to do a search first and what do I see.... Breeze up to his usual antics.

I'll post a pic of my sneaks after this post.

I really can't afford good boots right now, but I am looking for the best so I know what to buy.

I worked with a buddy and his son for a while and his son works as a mechanic for UPS and showed me his Redback work boots that he works in, on yards and in the garage. They were lightweight and steel-toe. He said they cost about $160. Anybody else have experience with Redback boots?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-11-2009, 07:25 PM
Fresh Cut's Avatar
Fresh Cut Fresh Cut is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 235
Rep Power: 7
Fresh Cut is on a distinguished road
Default top this!



Bad enough?

Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG00002-20091111-2018.jpg (431.1 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg IMG00004-20091111-2019.jpg (557.5 KB, 4 views)
File Type: jpg IMG00008-20091111-2020.jpg (426.9 KB, 2 views)
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-12-2009, 10:19 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,451
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

I'd say!

Very nice submission!

Quote:
The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.
I'd figure it would be better to drive with steel tip boots because if you get a ticket you could always blame the boots for speeding
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lawn Care Footwear StartALawnCareBusiness Starting a lawn care business. 12 03-08-2010 11:49 AM
Competitions 003 - Cleanest Mower CHEESE2009 General Talk 5 08-10-2009 06:11 AM
001 Competitions: Facial Hair CHEESE2009 General Talk 11 07-16-2009 08:34 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
trying to look at gopher...
chingchuy
Today 05:15 PM
Today 05:15 PM
by chingchuy
0 1
Country Life Lawn Care
darleneh
Today 11:24 AM
Today 03:45 PM
by GreenWorx
1 27
Dogs
Mr. Mow
Today 02:37 PM
Today 03:32 PM
by stallman419
2 29
Just about mid year, how...
GreenWorx
06-24-2015 07:05 PM
Today 03:26 PM
by GreenWorx
4 137
I dont know what to do...
Bradcook21
06-21-2015 08:49 AM
Today 02:30 PM
by Mr. Mow
11 351
Ready to learn and get...
Koley Lawn & Landscape
Yesterday 05:16 AM
Today 09:39 AM
by Steve
3 87
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
Today 09:33 AM
by Steve
5 154
Marketing ideas
xandrew245x
04-29-2014 06:35 AM
06-25-2015 07:11 PM
by GreenWorx
34 3,918
Never ending sod jobs
avetslawncare
06-05-2015 09:46 PM
06-25-2015 11:42 AM
by Steve
11 590
Weed and Feed Service...
mike94740
06-23-2015 05:50 PM
06-24-2015 09:56 PM
by avetslawncare
2 129
Trimming hedges / trees,...
Hard-Body lawn & garden
06-23-2015 07:08 PM
06-24-2015 09:59 AM
by Steve
1 140
Hi Everyone from Arkansas
KellyMarie
06-04-2015 04:16 PM
06-23-2015 01:34 PM
by KellyMarie
4 376
how to make customers...
Bradcook21
05-27-2015 05:04 PM
06-23-2015 06:36 AM
by GreenWorx
7 582
problems with a customer...
LawnCareMan280
06-16-2015 10:26 PM
06-22-2015 11:11 AM
by Steve
6 341
Please review this FREE...
markty
06-21-2015 07:42 AM
06-22-2015 11:00 AM
by Steve
1 155
A good commercial bid...
burtle
06-20-2015 09:09 PM
06-22-2015 10:56 AM
by Steve
1 198
What would you do with...
holymoly
06-20-2015 06:48 PM
06-22-2015 10:48 AM
by Steve
1 145
New Member just joined...
vgoleco@hotmail.com
06-19-2015 03:49 PM
06-22-2015 10:42 AM
by Steve
2 142
Credit Cards - What's in...
Shark1611
06-16-2015 03:04 PM
06-21-2015 07:24 PM
by Chilehead
4 244
Blade usage
Wolf4dk
06-16-2015 12:18 AM
06-21-2015 05:35 PM
by kslawn
4 272
Hello, I am new to the...
adamslawnservices
06-17-2015 08:06 PM
06-19-2015 10:28 AM
by Steve
3 194
Is it too late to do...
markty
06-16-2015 05:28 PM
06-19-2015 10:22 AM
by Steve
4 266
First commercial bid
SGL1
06-12-2015 08:57 PM
06-18-2015 05:04 PM
by SGL1
9 556
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
06-18-2015 11:02 AM
by Steve
7 304
I have been rude and...
biglee
06-15-2015 10:11 PM
06-18-2015 10:46 AM
by Steve
10 420
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
06-17-2015 08:38 AM
by burtle
9 1,496
Customer keeps adding...
Mr. Mow
06-13-2015 06:22 AM
06-16-2015 10:23 AM
by Steve
11 432
Pass discounts onto...
burnell76
06-03-2015 06:33 PM
06-16-2015 10:02 AM
by burnell76
3 370
burned grass only where...
nhauto
06-15-2015 05:28 PM
06-16-2015 09:45 AM
by Steve
2 233
Half year mark review.
Steve
06-02-2015 11:24 AM
06-15-2015 01:04 PM
by Steve
18 901
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
06-15-2015 01:01 PM
by Steve
86 7,921
New Member
Bruce Fehr
06-05-2015 07:13 PM
06-15-2015 12:53 PM
by Steve
6 361
New to the business,...
CarefreeMowing
06-12-2015 02:36 PM
06-15-2015 12:50 PM
by Steve
1 239
Beginner Mistakes:...
Steve
01-31-2007 11:45 AM
06-13-2015 08:48 AM
by holymoly
45 10,219
New to the forum, new to...
CarefreeMowing
06-11-2015 12:35 PM
06-12-2015 10:44 AM
by Steve
2 170
problems with a customer
LawnCareMan280
05-19-2015 06:28 PM
06-11-2015 10:50 PM
by stallman419
8 664
Website Review
Outdoordesignsknox
06-08-2015 08:44 PM
06-11-2015 09:48 PM
by Just for Cuts
13 542
another newish job for me
holymoly
06-07-2015 08:34 AM
06-11-2015 10:05 AM
by Steve
8 406
Anyone need help? I have...
biglee
05-06-2015 12:22 PM
06-10-2015 01:45 PM
by holymoly
15 1,276
Hello from the GREAT...
gbfarmsllc
06-09-2015 11:10 AM
06-10-2015 01:29 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 248
Hey guys and gals, I'm...
Joeyhall
06-03-2015 03:54 PM
06-08-2015 02:15 PM
by chris2500hd
8 462
Mowing Bermuda...
Mr. Mow
06-02-2015 12:45 PM
06-08-2015 12:45 PM
by Steve
12 579
Hey Guys
PrattLandscaping
06-07-2015 06:37 PM
06-08-2015 12:23 PM
by Steve
2 258
Share your stolen...
SGL1
05-27-2015 09:05 PM
06-08-2015 11:54 AM
by Steve
25 1,073
Hello there My name is...
zwalk1839
06-04-2015 11:10 PM
06-08-2015 11:52 AM
by Steve
4 351
Laid off oil field...
Mr. Mow
05-30-2015 09:03 AM
06-08-2015 06:20 AM
by Mr. Mow
4 460
How do you find one time...
Greg'slawnandlandscape
06-02-2015 09:57 PM
06-05-2015 09:49 PM
by avetslawncare
4 397
Show us your stripes
Just for Cuts
05-21-2015 03:07 PM
06-04-2015 05:24 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
6 701
Replacement Parts -...
nicholas-KC
08-16-2014 08:40 AM
06-04-2015 11:45 AM
by Steve
9 2,148
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-04-2015 11:42 AM
by Steve
1,225 396,761
» Popular Tags
ad landscaping advertising aerocore apartment complex bark billy goat brushcutter blowout bob villa collections commercial curb appeal services demonstration design door hangers edging employee problems equipment dealer equipment rental foreman free advertising free lawn care google growing a lawn care business hardscapes hills how to husqvarna increase customers jobs landscape landscape services landscaping landscaping training lawn aeration lawn care lawn care busines plan lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets more customers business mr dave mulch new business ordinance past due patio install per hour service pricing profit on employee push versus ride scag scripts secrets to landscaping shell shreaded small engine repair sq ft square foot steep lawns swzt trailer trailer mate pro tree trimmer rack up sell employee web design website website design wood www.greenturion.co.za
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:34 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:34 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy