Our special guest this week is Jay Murray, President of LS Training Systems. As a former landscape design/build contractor Jay understands the importance of training, not just for his employees safety and welfare but for his bottom line.
Let's be honest, most contractors never seriously think about training issues until, unfortunately, something happens. Instead of thinking of this as safety training and a drain on your time and resources, think of it as equipment efficiency training and a way to make your company more profitable.
That's right. If you really think about it, you're not training your employees how to be safe your training them how to properly use your equipment so that they can be efficient, productive and profitable. You know what else? Proper training also requires your employees to understand how to take care of your equipment (ie a reduction in equipment repair costs)
You know what a great by-product of all of this equipment training is? Your employees are g