Friday, September 17, 2021

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Keeping Your Cool When It's Hot

It's summer again and the days of 95 degree temperatures and 95% humidity are back. We can't do anything about the weather, but we can work and play smarter when it's hot to avoid getting sick.

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Hearing Conservation

In every worksite there is some level of noise. Whether it be the monotonous hum of the mainframe or the incessant clatter of heavy industrial machinery, repeated exposure to noise levels above 85 dBA may lead to noise-induced hearing loss. Noise, or undesired sound, is one of the most widespread occupational health problems.

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Hand Trucks

It wouldn't be too inaccurate to say that when you've seen one two-wheeled hand truck, you've seen them all. They all look pretty much the same. But there can be a big difference in the way each should be handled to do a job safely.

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Hard Hats

The concept of head protection isn't anything that arrived on the scene recently. The armies of ancient times learned that head protection was a must for their job. So later on, head protection was used mainly by the military, while other occupants ignored it.

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Hand Tool Safety

Some of the most obvious misuses of tools at home or on the job result from being in a hurry. You grab a file and use it to pry open a box, and sometimes people use anything they can get their hands on for a hammer–including their own hands.

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