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Avoiding Slipping Injuries

It's not about how much equipment you are able to cram onto a truck. It was covered previously how a truck packed too tight can cause injuries. Again, we are going over how basics like layout of equipment on a spray truck can prevent injuries.  Making it so your tech has to climb over the motor to get to other [...]

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How to Avoid Cuts, Burns & Abrasions on the Job

There are things we can do to avoid injuries and on the job accidents. Take a look at the back of your rig – Is there any glaring "accidents waiting to happen?" Or can you think of any small steps that could be taken to help avoid injury? Where is your pump motor exhaust blowing on – the edge [...]

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The Importance of Checking Your Rig and Proper Equipment

We can't say for sure that every time a rig with properly installed equipment is going to make it through an accident without coming unattached or leaking. But we can say that it's happened and that it gives your rig and equipment a better than average chance. It's basic logic, installed properly equipment will stay put.  Now there are [...]

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Importance of Proper Vehicle Load Stability

Why is your vehicle's load stability is important: because overloading it can cause avoidable accidents. We all know that the roads are full of distracted drivers these days – texting when they shouldn't be, eating while driving, talking on the phone or just to other passengers. Having an overloaded truck in which the load may fall onto the busy roads [...]

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A Quick Check Can Keep You Out of Hall of Shame

The daily grind can take its toll on the best of us. Traffic, late for jobs, equipment not working, what else could go wrong. But letting outside distractions get in our way is what leads to admission into our  Hall of Shame.  Thinking, or better yet, not thinking about what might have changed in transit or maybe just not even thinking about [...]

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Spray Hose Tips - For Productivity & Long Life

Spray Hose Tips for your Pest Control Equipment & Landscape Spray EquipmentPrevent pest control equipment & landscape spray equipment problems by following these simple spray hose tips.Operations: When rolling your power spray hose back onto the hose reel, run the hose through a rag to remove debris that could damage the hoseInspect your hose (or train [...]

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Learn Which Vehicle Equipment Areas to Inspect Carefully

People don't just drive around without having large pump motors bolted on! Major companies wouldn't let a 100 gallon sprayer truck drive around if the tank wasn't bolted down! You assume these things to be true and while we certainly don't think they'd practice these scenarios consentingly – we've seen situations like these come into our repair shop. Unaware [...]

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Vehicle Equipment Security Securing Your Backpack, Gas Can, Hose Reel

Bungee Cords are an effective way to tie down items in the back of trucks or trailers. But, not when they aren't hooked on to anything, pulling them tight and actually securing the item! In an emergency braking situation or worse yet a collision what would happen to the items in the back of your work trucks? Are they secured [...]

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Qspray Now Offers Many Financing Options

Now you can buy your pest / landscape / spray equipment with no money down! Save your cash and still get the equipment you need to grow your business! We have a few new options for pest control equipment financing. 1.  Qspray.com online store purchases.  Paypal 6 Months Same As Cash. That's right.  Get 6 months to pay - [...]

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Vehicle Equipment Security: Protecting Your Driver and Others

We all go through our days assuming the worst isn't going to happen to us. But every night on the news we see videos and photos of the worst happening to someone. For us in the  pest control and lawn care industry the importance of minimizing the risks is, at least, doubled because we carry chemicals with us.  There are real [...]

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