Toolbox Talks

  • Not in Real Life # 52

    Here’s something just for fun. We all know that movies aren’t real. But here are a few common violations of the laws of physics and reality that are safety/health related.

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  • The Night Before Christmas (Safety Version) # 51

    Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the North Pole every creature was stirring, safety was taking its toll. OSHA threatened a shut down if Santa didn’t use care. Would St. Nicholas even be there?

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  • Abrasive Cutting and Grinding # 50

    Grinders and grinding wheels are useful and safe tools but you must remember that they are not unbreakable, and you must use them properly. Accidents involving grinding and cutting wheels can be serious.

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  • Safe Winter Driving Game # 49

    The professional truck drivers on America’s Road Team have driven through all kinds of winter weather conditions with over 23 million accident-free miles between them.

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  • Influencing Attitudes for Safety # 48

    Do attitudes matter?  Attitudes have a great deal to do with how employees perform their daily tasks. Positive attitudes are conducive to safety performance and productivity, while negative attitudes can lead to accidents and injuries.

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  • From Head to Foot # 47

    Business reviews would seem to indicate that today Americans are spending more of clothing than anytime in history. This is in accordance with American Standards, and to deny the advantages of being meticulous in dress would be an insult.

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  • Safety Jackpot November 2018 # 46

    Fix the problem – not the blame.

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  • Why Use a Checklist? # 45

    A checklist is a type of job aid used to reduce failure by compensating for potential limits of human memory and attention.

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  • Electrocution Decision Leads to Death # 44

    More proof that assumptions can be fatal. (By the way, the details of this story are true).

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  • Halloween Safety # 43

    Wednesday is Halloween and many of our children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews will be out in our neighborhoods Trick or Treating.

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