Toolbox Talks

  • Avoiding Silicosis # 37

    Silicosis is a disabling, irreversible and often fatal lung disease caused by inhaling dust that has silica in it.

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  • Warning Line & Safety Monitor Systems # 36

    We use a warning line system for fall prevention if the roof has a slope of 4/12 or less, is wider that fifty feet and has parapet walls less than 39″ high.

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  • The General Duty Clause # 35

    Have you ever heard of the General Duty Clause? For the next few minutes we’ll discuss the General Duty Clause and how it affects your safety.

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  • Hazard Communication Standard Quiz # 34

    Place the letter of the corresponding picture to the definition below:

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  • Get In The Game # 33

    We know our jobs and we know the rules… so what is the problem? Rules are rules and they apply all the time!

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  • Concrete Work # 32

    Caution: Anyone working around or with concrete forms/false work should be aware of the hazards it presents and the safety precautions that are required.

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  • It's In Your Hands # 31

    A tool is only as safe and as useful as the person who uses it. Every hand tool is intended to be used in a specific way.

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  • Ergonomics in Construction # 30

    Ergonomics is defined as fitting the job or task to the worker in order to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders or MSD. These injuries develop slowly over time and occur in the soft tissues of your body like the

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  • Backs and Lifting (Grainger) # 29

    Stand close to the load. Use a wide stance for better balance.  

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  • From Head to Foot # 28

    Business reviews would seem to indicate that today Americans are spending more for 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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