Toolbox Talks

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Apr7

2016

Stepladders are commonly used in the construction industry, but they require careful use. They are not designed for any degree of side loading and are relatively easily overturned. Slips, trips,...

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Mar25

2016

What happened? During work on a unique excavation, the sides weren’t fully protected, resulting in a bystander and worker exposure to injury due to fall within the excavation.Why is this an...

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Mar18

2016

As you know, sudden gusts of wind can cause unexpected incidents. Tell your crew that if high winds are expected, they should be on the lookout for dust, building material,...

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Feb24

2016

 We all know that there must be a cause for an accident to happen. In order to avoid accidents, we must remove the cause. Every cause is a result of...

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Feb19

2016

Staying in shape is one subject that is rarely discussed when safety is the topic. However, a person who stays in good physical condition is less likely to be involved...

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Jan29

2016

Most people don’t realize it, but according to OSHA, one of the main reasons accidents happen on the job is because of workplace housekeeping. Some people think it’s a waste...

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Jan15

2016

Working outside in the winter can be a dirty job, but many of us have to do it.Are you ready for winter work?Below are some reminders about dressing appropriately for...

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Jan8

2016

WHAT ARE BLOOD BORNE PATHOGENS?They are microorganisms in human body blood or body fluid that cause disease in humans. The two blood borne pathogens that have received the most attention...