Facilities

Lawn Mowers

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First walk areas to be mowed, inspecting for and removing objects which might be thrown.

Remember, guidelines for avoiding thrown object hazards include:

Operators should walk areas where grass and weeds are high enough to hide debris that could be struck and thrown. Closely inspect these areas before mowing and collect these objects.
Areas with high grass and weeds should be mowed to an intermediate height, inspected a second time, then mowed again to the desired height.
Operators should estimate how far and in what direction objects may be thrown and avoid people and animals in these situations.
Equipment shields must remain in place and not be removed. The shields help prevent objects being thrown.