There is a new OSHA safety standdown priority for landscaping workers. The problem is especially severe in our neighboring states in the Southeast region of the nation. According to a release from OSHA, from 2012 to 2016, 64 people employed in the industry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi died as a result of workplace injuries. In Florida, industry fatalities have nearly tripled since 2012.
More info on Safety Stand Down events here.