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Avoiding injury as a landscaper

Due to the heat and tools that landscapers use, it can be a dangerous job. Ohio workers in this occupation can easily be hurt by sharp or blunt instruments, and too much time in the sun can lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke in extreme cases. The best way to prevent injury or harm at this type of job is to wear appropriate protection and clothing and to be aware of machinery.

While hard hats are normally associated with construction jobs, they can also be very important safety equipment for landscapers as well. When working under trees where branches may fall, a hard hat can be essential and prevent a traumatic brain injury. It's also important to dress to be seen, which normally involves wearing clothing with reflective patches, to ensure that motorists can see people when they are working near the road.

Being aware of machinery is also key when working as a landscaper. Many tools are both sharp and machine-driven, so they can do a lot of damage in a very short amount of time. Workers should be aware of where machinery is being used at all times, and individuals using the machinery should be familiar with how these tools work.

When people are injured on the job, they might have the right to apply for workers' compensation benefits, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. These benefits could include reimbursement of medical expenses as well as partial wage replacement, and a lawyer can often be of assistance with the preparation and submission of the required claim documentation.

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Russo, Rosalina & Co., LPA. is a family owned and managed general practice law firm