Golf course facilities store several potentially hazardous chemicals such as pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, and fungicides. That means when it comes to chemical safety in the workplace, there’s no such thing as an OVERreaction. Every one of your crew members, whether they work directly or indirectly, with chemicals, should be aware of the risks involved and
Working on the golf course can be incredibly rewarding for both the superintendent and the crew, but this job doesn’t come without risks! To maintain a safe, healthy workplace with consistently high morale, you must properly inform your crew on how to avoid safety hazards. Part of that process is helping your crew understand their responsibility to recognize and utilize safety signs. Here’s a list of 10 of the most critical shop safety concerns your crew should know. Keep reading to see if you’re crossing off the whole checklist!
Is your crew familiar with and equipped with the correct information to manage:
- Clock-in stations and job boards
- Electrical Panels
- Hydration Points
- Fire Extinguishers
- Safety Data Sheets
- First Aid Supplies
- Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Flammable Material Storage
- Fuel Pumps and Tanks
If not, your facility and crew is at risk of serious accidents! To learn more about why each of these aspects is important and how to manage them, take a look at our in-depth article on the GCSAA site about Safety Around your Shop. Just click the button below to make your golf course even safer!
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