Toolbox Talks

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Jul7

2017

SafetyDrawing the knife towards you instead of away from your body.Working with a dull blade. (Dull blades require more pressure, increasing the potential for injury).Trying to cut more than the...

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Jul7

2017

Sun Protection – Proper PPE should be worn to protect skin from direct sunlight for employees working outside. Hardhats, long sleeves, sunblock, and approved safety sunglasses should be worn to...

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Jun30

2017

Remember to....-Keep spectators at a safe distance from the deployment field-Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks-The person deploying fireworks should always wear safety glasses-Do not deploy fireworks...

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Jun23

2017

In an effort to help combat distracted driving, Ideal Contracting has launched a company wide campaign to help prevent distracted driving. We have added it to our company orientation, handed...

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Jun9

2017

When construction equipment is rumbling around a project, you must keep your eyes open and watch your step. If the construction workers and the operators both keep their eyes open,...

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Jun2

2017

What should we do when operating a lull?•Inspect your equipment prior to use.•When operating inside a building, in tight areas, or when your vision is blocked, utilize a spotter.•Plan your...

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May26

2017

This is the time of the year for roof work. When involved in roofing work there are a lot of things to keep in mind.•Make sure all Inspections have been...

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May5

2017

Almost every month somewhere in the news you can read about a worker being injured or killed when a trench they were working in collapses. These injuries and fatalities are...