Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

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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Caution - Gasoline

You're all familiar with the old story about the person who couldn't see if the gasoline tank was empty, and so he lit a match-and you know the rest. Learn about the do's and don'ts of handling and storage of gasoline.

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Cold Weather Driving

Living and working in snow belt states means having to drive in cold weather. The weather can change very quickly. Many accidents could be avoided if you take time to learn and practice these tips for driving safely during snowy and icy conditions.

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Other Resources

Electrical Safety - How About Your Workplace

The National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), studies electrocutions occurring between 1982 and 1994. The NIOSH researchers analyzed 224 electrocutions that resulted in 244 workplace fatalities. The information they learned provides valuable lessons for everyone that works with or around electricity.