Toolbox Talks

  • Respiratory Protection - FAQ's # 15

    What is a respirator? A respirator is a protective facepiece, hood or helmet designed to protect the wearer against a variety of harmful airborne agents.

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  • Hearing and Protection # 14

    Three factors may be used to determine the level of noise: 1. If it is necessary for you to speak in a very loud voice or shout directly into the ear of a person in order to be understood, it

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  • Electrical Safety # 13

    When treated with respect, electricity is a great servant. When misused or treated carelessly, it can become an assassin.

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  • Fall Protection - Basic Types # 12

    Falls are the number one cause of accidental deaths in construction. And you don’t have to fall far to be killed or injured.

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  • Hard Hats Part II # 11

    Insure employees understand the requirement of wearing a hard hat on the job site. The average safety hard hat weights about 14 ounces. The average man’s head weighs 14 pounds so there’s an ounce of safety for every pound of

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  • Hard Hats # 10

    Insure employees understand the requirement and necessity of wearing a hard hat on the job site. A Bureau of Labor Statistics study of head injuries at the jobsite revealed: Hard hats were worn by only 16% of the workers sustaining

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  • Take Your Safety Into Your Own Hands # 9

    Do you know what to check for? Reminders about your ladder – Determine what type of ladder is appropriate for your current work environment.

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  • Some Things You Didn't Know About Safety # 8

    Accidents and injuries on the job don’t just happen – they are the results of unsafe acts or conditions (such as inattention). A safety program will contain information about hazardous conditions and safe work practices for the entire job.

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  • Accident Avoidance # 7

    Focus employee attention on hazards involved in masonry construction and precautions necessary to eliminate accidents and losses.

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  • First Aid # 6

    First aid is the initial treatment an injury receives. Depending on the severity of the injury, additional medical attentions may be needed. Injuries requiring first aid happen frequently in construction.

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