On a chilling Wednesday evening, guest employers and incumbent workers were welcomed to North Eastern Tree Service for a presentation on mulch-manufacturing and a tour of their site. All in attendance were invited to take samples of the various piles of mulch and each was explained in detail, detailing preferred uses and unique applications. North Eastern Tree Service is a company that practices Green Waste Recycling, using natural and organic materials to produce mulch for wholesale and retail clients. https://www.northeasterntree.com/
This event also featured a special presentation by Edward Conway of the Providence Area OSHA Office. His delivery covered topics related to the health and safety of commercial work sites, emphasizing the importance of thoroughly training staff on the protocols of maintaining proper workplace safety and managing potential hazards. He hit home the significance of keeping up to date with documentation as well as abreast of any new rules and regulations which can be found on the website. Any questions or concerns about workplace safety can be directed to the contact information here: https://www.osha.gov/contactus/bystate/RI/areaoffice.
Written by Mason Billings
Photographs by Jordan Miller and Mason Billings