Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Hand Safety

It might surprise you to know that hand injuries account for one third of the two million disabling on-the-job accidents which occur each year. Most of these hand injuries are caused by pinch points--80 per cent of them, in fact.

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Guardrails protect you from falls that can seriously injure or even kill. The amount of protection guardrails provide depends on how they are constructed and maintained. Most guardrails are built of strong materials and are usually solid when first put up. As time goes by, however, guardrails are often abused, weakened, broken, or moved and not replaced.

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Give Us Your Ideas

Safety is important to the space program and even more important right here where we work. Nothing less than the future of your family is at stake. They are counting on you to provide food and shelter, and an on-the-job accident could very easily disable you and leave security and future plans up in the air.

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Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

Although most portable electric tools have an equipment grounding conductor and many are double insulated, these methods are not foolproof. A grounding wire could break or a cord could become defective. Using a GFCI overcomes these insulation problems.

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Powered Industrial Trucks

Conservative estimates say there are over 823,000 forklifts in the United States and 1.2 million powered industrial truck operators. The need for training is apparent when one considers the injury statistics, number of operators, number of pieces of equipment and the annual economic and human losses.

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