- Why using your first aiders can help improve your toolbox talks
- Safety topics can be really boring. This means employees may stop listening. But by using first aid training demonstrations, you can make them more engaging.
You probably spend a great deal of time and money on giving employees first aid training. You probably also put in a lot of effort to create content for your toolbox talks.
These are both important parts of your risk management plan. B... ››› more
- [15 May 2014]
- Six crucial safety topics you must remember when planning your toolbox talks
- Toolbox talks are a great way to make employees aware of their health and safety responsibilities. They're also a great way to refresh and reinforce the health and safety training that you gave your employees when they joined your company.
It gives you the opportunity to make your employees aware of safety risks. And you can get feedback from them on any other safety concerns they have.
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- [14 May 2014]
- Why giving your employees first aid training could save your company
- Serious accidents can happen at any time and anywhere. They could also be the reason why the DoL forces your business to stop work or shut down. If you haven't done everything you can to protect your employees, you're responsible for that accident. There are ways to prevent this though. Read on to discover how simple first aid training could save your whole business from ruin...
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- [05 May 2014]
- Here are five of the best tips to get your safety management on track
- As an employer, it's your responsibility to take care of your employees' safety. This means you need to focus on safety management to find and deal with dangerous risks. If you're not doing this correctly, one of your employees could have a terrible accident. Don't let this happen on your construction site. Rather follow these five tips to get your safety management on track...
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- [02 May 2014]
- Use these tips to give your toolbox talks more punch and get your construction employees to listen
- If your construction employees don't pay attention to your toolbox talks, they could be in danger. The chances of them missing some important information and causing an accident are much higher. Keep your construction employees safe and engaged by giving your toolbox talks more punch. Follow these simple tips to do so.
Are you wasting valuable time fig... ››› more
- [17 April 2014]
- WARNING: Your fire safety measures could be leaving a burning hole in your safety management
- Fire is one of the biggest threats to any business and it can result in the loss of life and property. Many businesses are just unable to recover after a fire and close down as a result. As an employer and manager of the premises, it's your responsibility to have proper fire safety measures. Use these tips to ensure your fire safety measures aren't leaving a burning hole in your safety management.... ››› more
- [14 April 2014]
- Good news: The best way to promote good ergonomics in your company is to conduct THIS toolbox talk
- A simple toolbox talk on the ergonomics of workstations can help your employees prevent debilitating work-related disability. Here are the two important things your employees need to know.
Are you wasting valuable time figuring out which Toolbox Talks to train your employees on?
There's an easier way to choose your health and safety toolbox topics. Her... ››› more
- [11 April 2014]
- What you NEED to tell your employees when doing a toolbox talk on machine guarding
- You have a legal obligation to ensure your machines are properly guarded. But, that's not the end of it. You have to train your employees on the safety measures they must take when working on machines so they don't harm themselves. What's the best way to do this? Conduct a toolbox talk on machine guarding and tell your employees the following...
Here's what to cover when doing a toolbox talk on... ››› more
- [08 April 2014]
- Haven't done a toolbox talk on PPE? Conduct one today and tell your employees the following nine things...
- You have a legal duty to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and to ensure your employees wear it. Over and above this, you MUST also train your employees on the proper use and maintenance of PPE. The best way to do this is to conduct a toolbox talk. Here's what to tell your employees when you do a toolbox talk on PPE.
What to cover when doing a toolbox talk on PPE
When conducting a... ››› more
- [07 April 2014]
- Warning: You MUST conduct a toolbox talk on the OHSA or be prepared to face criminal charges...
- If you think you only need to conduct a toolbox talk on construction, equipment, chemicals, lockout systems and other prominent safety issues, you're wrong. You also need to conduct a toolbox talk on the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). If you don't, you could face criminal charges if your employees don't obey the OHSA. Don't take that risk. Continue reading to find out what to cover whe... ››› more
- [04 April 2014]