Category: Safety

Enabled Gardening – Gardening For The Disabled

Gardening is gor everyone

  Dr Benjamin Rush, a Founding Father of the United States of America, provided a well known quotation. “It has been remarked, that the maniacs of the male sex in all hospitals, who assist in cutting wood, making fires, and digging in a garden, and the females who are employed in washing, ironing, and scrubbing […]

10 Ways to Protect yourself while Working Outside

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Working outside can be a dangerous job. Most of the time you’re working with sharp tools and exposed to the hot sun for long periods of time. In order to stay healthy and robust so you can work on your garden or lawn more, you need to take care of your body. I’ve found that […]

Ear Protection: Peltor Hearing Protection

peltor hearing protection

Both my grandfather and my father suffer from hearing loss due to years and years of mowing the lawn. My mother barely ever stops complaining about my father not listening to her–but most of the time it’s just that he can’t hear her. Some weekends, my partner and I spend entire days outside working on […]

Noise Induced Hearing Loss: Statistics & A Solution

noise induced hearing loss

Did you know when you are constantly exposed to noise you are at risk for significant hearing loss? This is called noise-induced hearing loss and is a serious problem…especially for people taking care of their own yards. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that any noise that rises over 85 dBA can […]