Ideas For Safety Toolbox Talks

Ideas For Safety Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks and pre-start meetings have become a very effective way of maintaining safety awareness and bringing attention to any current or emerging hazards and risks. They are meant to be a brief, interactive discussion about a specific topic but can also touch on a number of issues relevant to the workplace. The problem that many supervisors encounter is coming up with interesting ideas and effective presentation materials when their toolbox talks are becoming a little stale and routine. On this page you will find links to websites providing toolbox topic ideas and presentation materials. Please let us know in the comments section if you know of any others.

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Safety Toolbox Talks – www.safetytoolboxtalks.com

Safety Toolbox Talks was started in 2007 as a portal for safety professionals to share and exchange free safety topic resources . . . specifically Toolbox Topics, Toolbox Talks and other free safety resources. If you’re like so many companies these days, the daily safety meeting has proven very effective in reminding employees about the importance of safety in their daily tasks. They also have a section for sharing safety files such as images, videos, documents or safety presentations to help you get the message across.

Tool Box Topics – www.toolboxtopics.com

This is not the prettiest or most well structured website around but once you have worked out the navigation you will find hundreds of complete safety toolbox talk worksheets (including script, attendees, recommendations and MSDS review). Their site also includes free safety checklists, audio, photos and videos. Main topics are: Construction, Fleet and Industry.

Construction Toolbox Talks – Washington State Department

What they call a “years worth of weekly safety meeting subjects”.

Toolbox Talks – Health and Safety For Beginners

Continual training is essential for the reduction of accident/incident rates and the occurrence of ill-health and environmental damage in our workplaces. The Toolbox Talks on this page will play a major part in our continuing effort to create an increased awareness of hazards present in our workplaces, and the precautions which must be taken to eliminate or control them.

J. J. Keller’s Construction Toolbox Talks – Website

Increase safety awareness and reduce accidents with more than 140 ready-to-use talks. The package costs $229 but the samples look very good.

Toolbox Talks From Caterpillar – Website

This collection of free toolbox talks provide safe operating and maintenance procedures. These free toolbox talks cover a wide range of safety, health, and environmental topics. One of the most important elements of an effective safety program is conducting regular discussions on safety topics that are relevant to your work. Many employers hold these discussions on a weekly basis, and some hold them for the first few minutes of every team meeting. Whatever the schedule of your safety talks, Caterpillar wants to provide you with the tools to conduct these meetings effectively. What are toolbox talks? The Toolbox Talks on SAFETY.CAT.COM™ are one-page outlines that address a wide variety of topics, from work-zone traffic to respiratory protection.

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