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Thankfully, landscaping doesn’t top the BLS list of deadliest jobs, but it still ranks pretty high. According to the most recent data, landscape services saw a 25% jump in fatal injuries from 2010 to 2011. According to the report:

Fatal work injuries in the professional and business services sector were up 16 percent, led by an increase in fatalities in landscape services to 167 in 2011 from 133 in 2010.

To keep your crews (and yourself) safe out there, check out some of our most recent safety coverage. You’ll be glad you did.

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Written by CBOWEN@GIE.NET

January 23rd, 2013 at 5:52 pm

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