Toolbox Talks

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May11

2018

-Extension Cords-Extension cords that we use on the job have to be 3 wired cords with a ground plug, and a minimum of 12 gauge wire is required. Three wire...

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Apr20

2018

Most areas of the United States are susceptible to tornadoes, and with the recent weather patterns we have had anything is possible. Tornadoes typically occur during the spring and summer...

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Feb19

2018

US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates 4,000 reportedinjuries, with extension cords each year. Additional 3,300 incidents involveresidential fire,originating from extension cords.What causes these injuries? Short circuits, overloading, damage and/...

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Dec11

2017

Dehydration is usually associated with work being conducted in the warmer summer months. However, workers have an elevated risk of dehydration in cold weather because the body’s thirst response is...

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Nov27

2017

“Winter is coming” and with it snow and ice. Winter weather conditions pose serious hazards to a construction site. Here are a few of these:• Slips due to wet, icy,...

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Sep22

2017

You know the symptoms - sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, watery eyes. It is that miserable morning when you wake up and say “ Dang… I am sick.”...