Toolbox Talks

  • There's Murder In That Game # 4

    Football was not always the genteel game it is today. Once bloodier than a street fight, the sport was nearly banned from college campuses in 1909 because so many players were being killed.

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  • "Top Safety - January" # 3

    The 2 Ds that stick together – You glance down to check a text message…when you look up, you’re in the path of an oncoming vehicle.

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  • Tips for Safe Winter Driving # 2

    Winter driving can be hazardous and scary, especially in northern regions that get a lot of snow and ice.

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  • Freezing Facts # 1

    Bears have fur, whales have blubber, and people have Gore-Tex. Without protection from the cold, HYPOTHERMIA KILLS. Like a chicken breast tossed in an ice box, we freeze gradually from the outside in.

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  • Compressed Gas Cylinders # 51

    Compressed gas cylinders can be found on almost any jobsite. Without them, some operations would be much more difficult; some operations would be impossible.

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  • This Will Sure Put a Damper on the Holidays! # 50

    Holiday Hazards – Though the winter holidays are generally a time for fun, joy and family gatherings. There is also a sinister side to this festive time. Here are some “Holiday Hazards” that we all should be aware of:

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  • Abrasive Cutting and Grinding # 49

    Grinders and grinding wheels are useful and safe tools but you must remember that they are not unbreakable, and you must use them properly.

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  • Electrical Safety # 48

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

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  • Close Calls and Near Misses # 47

    Have you ever said “boy, that was close”? How many times have you come close to having an accident, shrugged it off as a “near miss”, and continued on without thinking too much more about it?

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  • Defensive Driving # 46

    Driving defensively means keeping your eye on the “other guy”, while taking responsibility for yourself and your actions.

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