Safety Resources

Injuries to New Employees

The green industry is unique in that there are a large number of small companies who perform seasonal work and have constant employee turnover. This is an ever-present challenge for landscape and lawn care contractors.

As new employees learn their jobs, claim data shows they are at risk for a number of injuries. Employees who have less than three months of experience are more than twice as likely to be injured as employees with 3-6 months of experience.

Luckily, there are some simple steps that you can take to educate and protect your new employees during this difficult time.


The following materials address how to mitigate new employee losses:

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