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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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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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I highly advise to leave the guard on you trimmer. Do not take it off. Doesnt matter if your in a metal suit your clients property will suffer eventually something will be shattered or dinged. Keep the guard Keep your insurance keep happy clients.

As for the back thing, I suffer from it too. I have the Sthl trimmer with the full harness and handle bar set up . That helped bigtime. Also stay in shape. You work hard out in the field and dont stay in shape this job will kick your ***. I have a inversion table, and work out. Gym sit ups what ever you can do to build a stronger core. Back pain is cause by weak core and posture.

Get strong my friend.....
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