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15.6. Grounds, Lawn Care and Mowing Safety Checklist.

  • 15.6.1. Are all mower discharge chutes guarded with shields or approved grass catchers and<br>appropriate safety messages placed near the discharge opening? Reference

  • 15.6.2. Is training of all equipment operators documented? Reference

  • 15.6.3. Are operators aware of special precautions to be used when mowing hills or slopes?<br>Reference

  • 15.6.4. Are slow moving vehicle emblems used when tractors are operated on highways? Reference<br>

  • 15.6.5. When using sickle-bar blades, do personnel always position them uphill? Reference

  • 15.6.6. Are riders prohibited on tractors, the draw bar or towed equipment except when specifically<br>designed for such use? Reference

  • 15.6.7. Are tractors left on inclines braked and blocked? Reference

  • 15.6.8. Is the power take-off guard in place? Reference

  • 15.6.9. Are a minimum of two (2) workers and an on-site supervisor assigned during tree<br>maintenance involving climbing, working from high reach lift and cutting down trees other than<br>small, low trees? Reference 15.3.2

  • 15.6.10. Are all safety related fall protection and climbing devices inspected prior to use? Reference<br>15.3.3

  • 15.6.11. Does each climber have at least one lifeline and one handline? Reference 15.3.3

  • 15.6.12. Is required PPE provided and in use by all workers involved in tree maintenance? Reference<br>15.3.4

  • 15.6.13. Have supervisors performed a JSA and developed local OIs for tree maintenance<br>operations? Reference 15.3.5

  • 15.6.14. Are herbicides applied per manufacturer‘s instructions and used only by certified<br>personnel? Reference 15.4.3

  • 15.6.15. Is required PPE used by personnel applying herbicides? Reference 15.4.3

  • 15.6.16. Are oxygen and combustible gas levels tested prior to entry to an irrigation pit? Reference<br>15.5.2

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