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Worksite Safety - Improve Your Workers Comp "X-Mod" - 1.5 CEU's: PLANET Landscape Industry Certified





Presented by: Brint Walker, Coastal States Insurance
Thursday October 13 - 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Course Description:

Material to be covered:
1. Equipment Maintenance and Storage
2. Operating Equipment Safely
3. Housekeeping and Site Control
4. Chemical Safety
5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
6. Hiring Procedures
7. Dealing with "First Aid": To Claim or not to Claim?

In the lawn and landscaping business the details make the difference, so cutting corners is never an option. The same can be said for the safety of you and your employees at work. From Chemicals to machinery, you can encounter many potential hazards on a daily basis, so safety needs to be a daily focus. We want to remind you of some basic-but important-steps to provide a safe working environment and keep your and your employees out of harm's way. By focusing your attention on the daily safe operation of your business, you will not only reap the rewards of a better working environment and less time loss to injuries, but also you will begin to lower your workers comp experience modification factor which will eventually lower your comp premium costs. Sample safety manuals and work rules will be available to attendees.

Biography:

Brint Walker - Coastal States Insurance
Brint has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years, working with business owners to provide the most competitive and balanced insurance programs.

Coastal States Insurance is a Southern California agency that has been in business since 1991 and writes all lines of insurance. Before beginning his career in insurance, the owner of our agency, Ron Hayduk, was a landscape contractor and architect for 25 years. Because of his experience in the landscape industry, we have specialized in all types of landscape, nursery, and agriculture related businesses. Some of our current clients our, Plowboy Landscape, ADL Landscape, Pacific Landscape Services, Lawnmasters West, Malibu Canyon Landscape, Proscape, Baron Bros. Nursery, Gallup and Stribling Orchid Growers, Kobata Growers and many others.

Safety Representative from Hortica Insurance
Hortica serves the green industry business providing effective loss control and safety programs established to ensure a safe and profitable operation. It is Hortica's objective to establish a sound working relationship based on mutual trust and cooperation. To meet this goal, they work with the company and their employees to established rules and policies that affect the employees and help keep the company a strong organization.

Accident prevention and safety are high priority items in this process. Horitca will work with each company to establish company safety policies and work rules.

Sample safety manuals and work rules will be available to attendees.

Schedule subject to change

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