Are you a ... planter?

What you need to know

If you plant trees, you must minimise the risk of injury and ill health to yourself and your colleagues when using manual tools for tree-planting.

What you need to do

  • Ask your employer if you think there are ways to deliver plants mechanically so that you do not have to carry them around.
  • Don't try to carry too much.
  • If the plants have been treated with chemicals or pesticides, use the personal protective equipment your employer supplies

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