Tree Trimming Workplace Safety
Tree Trimmers face unique challenges when it comes to safety in the workplace. While Tree Trimmers purchase insurance for financial certainty, it is ideal to implement best practices to ensure employees are safe and productivity is maximized. The goal of our VPRM program is to help maximize profits for your company while managing business insurance costs.
There are a variety of hazards in tree care that can cause serious or fatal injuries. Some of the most common causes are electrocution, falls, and falling objects, however, many of the injuries and fatalities are preventable. Employers are responsible for the safety of all tree-care employees. Providing free protective equipment and proper training are part of that responsibility. Additionally, employees should feel comfortable in expressing their concerns about job safety.
Before beginning any tree-care operation, workers should adhere to the following best practices:
Establishing best practices in the Tree Trimming workplace is an important factor in keeping workers safe and happy. Biscayne Risk & Insurance has expertise in placing insurance for Tree Trimmers as well as advising on proper risk management techniques. Whether your concern is Workers Compensation placement, managing costs, or implementing safety practices, we are here to help. Contact us to discuss your Tree Trimming business and how we can proactively keep your costs to a minimum.