Toolbox Talks

  • Self-Retracting Lifelines # 47

    1. All self-retracting lifelines are not the same and are not used in the same way.   2. Read the directions before using any fall arrest device.

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  • Hand Safety # 46

    The hands and fingers are the most often injured parts of the body. There are few work activities which do not involve the hands. The potential for injury is always there and we must be constantly aware to avoid hazards

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  • OSHA Winter Weather Tips # 45

    A major storm can be lethal. Preparing for cold weather conditions and responding to them effectively can reduce the dangers caused by winter storms.

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  • National Apprenticeship Week # 44

    Apprenticeships play a fundamental role in supplying the construction industry with skilled workers. Apprentices build their skills through hands-on-learning (from co-workers) while earning good wages and getting free training the the union –

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  • Own It #43

    “Accident prevention is everyone’s responsibility.” You have probably heard the above TRUE statement more times that you can remember! Safety has to be the responsibility of every one of us.

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  • Halloween Rhyme # 42

    Map out the route that you plan to roam, so adults are assured you will find your way home!   From the bravest of superheroes to the noblest of knights, everyone should remember to bring their flashlight.

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  • Safety Jackpot October 2019 # 41

    Fires in the Workplace – Most people have seen someone or been guilty of reacting to a fire alarm slowly.

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  • Opioid Deaths in Construction # 40

    The numbers don’t lie. In 2017, more than 72,000 people died of drug overdose. Over 47,000 of those deaths involved opioids (exa. Vicodin, Percocet, Oxycontin).

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  • Aerial Lifts and Elevated Platform Safety - Hazards Pt2 #38

    Recognition and control of the present hazards is crucial to assuring a safe and efficient work environment.

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