Saturday, July 21, 2018

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Flu Season

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each fall, but since that isn't an option this year for the majority of us due to vaccine shortages, we may have to find other ways of staying healthy.

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Flammable Liquid Safety

Flammable liquids are used in many different ways. They present unique hazards to the people that use them. Flammable liquids can cause a fire or explosion, and like many other substances, they can also cause serious health effects from overexposure.

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Fire Prevention

Fire can be a useful tool in a controlled situation – like in a fireplace or grilling out. But nothing can be as terrifying as fire when it's out of control. The best way to control fires in the workplace is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Bonding and Grounding of Flammable Liquids

We all know and understand about electricity. It powers our homes, businesses and almost everything we do. We all know how dangerous electricity can be if it's misused or handled improperly. Today's talk isn't about electricity, although it touches upon some knowledge about electricity, more specifically static electricity.

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Fire Safety

People underestimate how quickly fire can pass through a building. The only way to survive it is to be prepared to take fire and smoke alarms seriously and to have a solid plan in place. It's also good advice to get employees involved by allowing them to learn how to deliver emergency care before the fire department arrives.

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