Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Emergency Eyewash and Showers

Chemical exposures can cause serious bodily injuries. Statistics show about 20 percent of eye injuries are the result of chemical exposures. In almost all cases, the recommended first-aid measure is to immediately flood the affected area of the body with copious quantities of water for 15 to 30 minutes.

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Flammable Liquids

Flammable liquids are liquids with a flash point of less than 100 degrees F. The flash point is the lowest temperature at which a liquid gives off enough vapor to form a flammable mixture with air.

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Working Safely With Concrete

The forming, placing and finishing of concrete is basic to the construction industry. It also happens to be dangerous. There are many ways that a person can be injured before concrete is finally functional, so we need to ask questions in several categories.

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Other Resources

What Are Hand Tools?

Suggestions for choosing, maintaining and storing common hand tools. Separate section on powder-actuated fastening devices. Includes safety features and rules for use.