Outdoor Safety – Poisonous Plants – Supervisor's Safety Script
Topic Focus: Identifying Different Types of Poisonous Plants
Poisonous Plants may be Hiding. Wear the Correct PPE Outdoors.
Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac all contain a poisonous sap called urushiol in their roots, stems, leaves and fruits. Aside from causing potentially severe allergic reactions, these plants can also be dangerous if they are burned and their toxins are inhaled. Recognizing these plants will help you avoid contact.
Hold a safety meeting on the current topic of the month with the accompanying Supervisor's Safety Script. Each script covers the key safety points of the particular topic. There's also space on the reverse side to add your own notes.