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Supporting Safer Businesses with Clintar’s Health and Safety Protocols

Tim Verbic | August 27, 2021 | Commercial Landscaping

At Clintar Commercial Outdoor Services, we pride ourselves on a health-and-safety-first approach to commercial property services.

Since 1973, our skilled technicians and account managers have worked diligently to exceed government standards with award-winning landscape management, snow and ice control, landscape enhancements and parking lot maintenance all across Canada.

From some of North America’s most reputable Fortune 500 companies and property management firms to local hospitals, public service buildings and government institutions; Clintar has maintained a zero-incident culture through process-driven, detail-oriented training and inspection protocols.

To safeguard our service standards across each Clintar franchise, our experts have developed an in-house Health and Safety program that serves to protect our clients, staff and communities at every level of the business.

From monthly workplace inspections and equipment protocols to daily vehicle inspections and personal protective gear, Clintar’s Health and Safety program is proud to provide:

  • Site-by-site safety analysis
  • Ongoing weekly and monthly safety training for employees and management
  • Frequent on-site safety inspections of client properties
  • Ongoing WHMIS, First Aid and CPR Training
  • Active Joint Health and Safety Committees
  • Provincial Health and Safety Act Compliance

Built on ethics, excellence and unparalleled experience, Clintar Commercial Outdoor Services have proudly upheld their commitment to industry-leading health and safety standards in the following areas:


Each month, our skilled inspectors conduct a thorough, 200-point workplace inspection to ensure the safety, quality and integrity of each property.

With a detailed, standardized inspection checklist, our qualified inspectors carefully review the following areas for ongoing quality and safety assurance:

  • Exits and Entrances
  • Fire Protection
  • Walking Surfaces
  • Lighting
  • Power and Hand Tools (Maintenance Shop Area)
  • Ergonomic Working Conditions
  • Additional Health and Safety Standards


At Clintar Commercial Outdoor Services, our experienced professionals follow a strict set of service standards to ensure that their work is conducted in the safest way possible.

From reinforced safety protocols to experience with dangerous plants and wildlife, our service professionals are well equipped to safeguard your landscaping investments by reducing the risk of damage, emergency maintenance and/or personal injury anywhere on your commercial property. With a commitment to supporting safer local businesses, our specialists provide a number of essential services, including:

  • Removal of any hazardous litter or debris
  • Removal of any rotting/dead trees
  • Water Drainage / Irrigation System Maintenance
  • Turf Maintenance
  • Parking Lot Maintenance
  • Eco-friendly approach to Noxious Weeds and Invasive Species Control

With an environmentally-friendly approach, our professionals pride themselves on delivering exceptional landscaping services that not only look incredible, but contribute to the benefit of our planet.


Much like our commitment to the environment, we at Clintar value our zero-incident culture by supporting our staff with only the highest quality of safety equipment.

From hardhats and hearing protection to safety goggles, leather gloves and safety boots – we work hard to uphold a strict level of professionalism to ensure that safety is prioritized on the job site at all times.


At Clintar Commercial Outdoor Services, we understand that safe use of agricultural and industrial equipment rely on a deep understanding of each machine’s operating characteristics.

Whether mowers, grinders, tractors or powered hand tools are needed for the job, each work day begins with a detailed inspection checklist to ensure that all health and safety standards are met before, during and after each service.


With a wide number of clients across rural and urban cities, we are committed to the safe transportation of our staff, equipment and vehicles all across the country.

With a carefully developed 23-point vehicle inspection checklist, our inspectors qualify each vehicle for road safety at the beginning of every work day.

From air brake systems and driver controls to emergency equipment and safety devices, our teams carefully review each and every vehicle to assess and repair any defects or safety hazards before returning to the road.

As proud partners with the Ontario Police Commercial Vehicle Committee (OPCVC) as well as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), we can confidently ensure that our shared initiatives are sustained across every Clintar franchise.


With COVID-19, we continue to monitor and adjust our operational procedures to ensure our communities are protected by following governmental guidelines on social distancing and appropriate PPE.
Ongoing WHMIS, First Aid, CPR Training, and other Health & Safety programs subject to each province.Maintaining a

  • 6’-8’ distance between people at all times
  • Frequent sanitization of vehicles, machinery, and equipment
  • Proper on-site supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE)

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If you would like to learn more about our health and safety initiatives for commercial properties, please feel free to contact us for more details!