Toolbox Talks

  • Fall Prevention Fact Sheet # 19

    I worked construction for 10 years before my fall. It shattered my body and my livelihood. Work safety. Use the right equipment.

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  • Scaffolding (Ten Rules to Live By) # 18

    Scaffolds are designed by qualified people, erected by competent people, used by trained people. Inspect it everyday it is in use! The rule of junk: If it looks like junk – it it junk.

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  • Concrete Work # 17

    Caution: Anyone working around or with concrete forms/false work should be aware of the hazards it presents and the safety precautions that are requires. The following guidelines are critical to your safety:

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  • Safety Jackpot April 2019 # 16

    When working around a construction site, dangers in and around the worksite remain a constant threat. Remember these important tips to ensure you don’t fall victim to one of the many dangers around a busy construction site:

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  • Working With The Neophyte # 15

    To the neophyte (new employee), you the veteran, will seem to have amazing knowledge. You know where all the equipment is, what forms must be filled out, how long a break should last, and where the bathrooms are.

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  • Electrical - Assured Equipment Grounding (USI) # 14

    Insulation and grounding are two recognized means of preventing injury during electrical equipment operation.

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  • Backs & Lifting # 12

    “Oh my aching back!” If your employees are like most people, they have moaned out that refrain more than once in their lives.

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  • Housekeeping # 11

    Good housekeeping is the first law of accident prevention and should be a primary concern of the entire workforce.

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  • Two-Point Suspended Swing Scaffolds # 10

    When working on a wire rope suspended scaffold the failure of the wire rope or other components presents a true “free fall” hazard. Therefore, it is imperative that each worker KNOW AND UNDERSTAND the following items:

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  • Fall Protection - Basic Types # 9

    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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