Nursery Safety Videos
Commercial nursery workers constantly face safety challenges. These safety challenges can often be categorized into the three “E’s” of nursery worker safety: Ergonomics, Environment, and Equipment.
- Ergonomic threats include things like repetitive motion injuries to the hands and wrists, and back injuries due to improper lifting techniques.
- Environmental threats include loud noises that may cause long-term hearing damage, and exposure to chemicals that may be harmful to your eyes and body.
- Commercial nurseries require the use many pieces of large and small equipment. Failure to safely use this equipment could cause injury to the worker.
The following five safety videos that will help prevent injuries to commercial nursery workers. Choose the FLV link to open a new browser window that will show a Flash Video file or choose MP4 to begin downloading a file viewable with many video players. Scripts from each movie may be downloaded in Word documents.
• Safely Using Large Equipment
RAYMOND – Standing Pine Nursery is growing flowers – and its profit margin – by experimenting with an irrigation system designed for field crops.
The low pressure drip irrigation system helped increase the nursery’s efficiency and sustainability by reducing labor demands and water usage.