Monday, December 06, 2021

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Slips and Falls

You might begin this safety talk by asking your workers if they know what single thing causes more injuries than anything else. The answer is "falls." It is only right that we spend a little more time working to eliminate falls since that they are one of our biggest problem.

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Everyone takes a shortcut at one time or another. Kids jump the fence instead of using the gate. Pedestrians cross streets between intersections. In many cases, a shortcut involves danger.

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Save Your Hands

Here's a test to see how fast you can untie your shoes. You can use both hands, but you can't use your thumbs. Not so easy, is it? And, yet, do you realize that 25% of all disabling injuries involve hands and fingers?

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Setting A Good Examples

Did you know we have some real heros working right here with us? Every day these folks save lives and prevent countless injuries. Some of them are in here with us today; you may even be one.

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Safe Lifting Techniques

Can you think of even one job or occupation where you never have to lift? I can't. Lifting is very much a part of our everyday jobs. And, because it's something we do so often, we tend to do it automatically, without thinking.

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