Toolbox Talks

  • 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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  • Pre-Task Plans & Hazard Evaluations # 5

    Weekly Safety Meetings are excellent tools for improving safety on any jobsite. There is an even greater impact if the information presented in those safety meetings is implemented daily.

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  • 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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