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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.

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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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when im in the shower and i clean my nose and clear my throat i get black snot, i know its gross but any idea of how that affect us Lawn Care providers?
I don't notice black snot so much in the summer. But this fall has been very dry,and picking up leaves is a very dusty job. My eyes are red and my throat and lungs are tight with black snot even with mask and goggles. I tap out the engine air filter after every job and it full of crap. That can not be good for lungs.
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Does anyone wear one of those light air masks? You gotta figure if your equipment air filter is clogged, a mask could really help.
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I don't notice black snot so much in the summer. But this fall has been very dry,and picking up leaves is a very dusty job. My eyes are red and my throat and lungs are tight with black snot even with mask and goggles. I tap out the engine air filter after every job and it full of crap. That can not be good for lungs.

yeah thats where my concern comes from but i guess every career has its problems
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