Friday, September 17, 2021

Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Compressed Air

Compressed air is not a plaything and must be used in a safe manner. So before grabbing an air hose and going into action, there are a number of safety guidelines which should be followed.

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Construction Clothing

There's one industry where today's fashions just don't make it. That's construction. Fancy duds are likely to get caught or snagged and cause you to fall or get hurt in some other way. Your clothing should not only be appropriate, but rugged enough to stand up to the use it'll get.

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Floor Loads

Overloading of floors usually occurs when new equipment of machinery is purchased or when heavy loads of unequal weight distribution are being stored. Heavy truck traffic is another common overload hazard.

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Chemical Safety

Different kinds of chemicals can be found in every worksite. Some workplaces may limit the chemicals to those found in cleaning agents, while other workplaces deal with hazardous chemicals that can be life-threatening if mishandled. It is important to identify what chemicals are used in your worksite.

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Chain Saws

Chain saws are a useful piece of equipment, but present hazards that can cause cuts, bruises, and strains. If not utilized properly, chain saws can be deadly.

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