Toolbox Talks

Safety Meeting Toolbox Topics and Tailgate Talks

Traveling With Loads Safety

When traveling with loads, part of the pre-trip vehicle inspection process should include a thorough check to determine whether your load is adequately secured. An unsecured load may shift during your trip and could cause or contribute to an accident.

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Time To Chock and Block Those Tires

"I am only going to leave the truck for a minute – it won't go anywhere." This is what we hear all the time, but every year, workers are severely or fatally injured because the wheels of a truck or trailer were not chocked. Vehicle drivers are also injured when trailers overturn because unblocked freight shifted during travel.

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Time To Charge Your Battery

Are you aware of all the hazards that could occur when you service, charge or jump the common lead-acid battery found in cars and trucks? You can protect yourself by following a few common sense safety rules.

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Other Resources

What Are Electric Power Tools?

Guidelines for inspecting and using electric power tools such as drills, grinders, sanders, and saws. Information on preventing electric shock, including the care of power cords.