Friday, September 17, 2021

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Don't Take Anything For Granted

There is one thing that the three accidents had in common. In each case someone made a false presumption. This violated a very basic safety rule – "Don't Take Anything For Granted."

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Don't Gamble on Excavations

For years the word 'GAMBLE' was associated with construction excavations. By gambling on unknown soil conditions, ground water, adjacent structures, steep banks, etc., the job could move faster with less cost and less backfill.

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Decision Driving

When you drive, are you aware of what's going on all around you? Do you anticipate what the driver in front, to the side, or behind you may do? Do you see all the potential hazards and plan how you will react to them? Always? Or, like most of us, only sometimes?

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Don't Blame Anyone

In conducting an accident investigation at work, our focus should be on fixing the problem, not fixing the blame. And that's why the theme of this talk is "Don't Blame Anyone."

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Conveyor Safety

Like other things we work with, conveyors are safe when used correctly. They're not a means of human transportation or a plaything. They come in many shapes and sizes, and each is designed to do a specific job, so it's not easy to sum up conveyor safety in a few sentences.

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