Construction Tool Box Talks

A year's worth of weekly safety meeting subjects


WHY TRAINING? An insightful contractor commented that if everyone used their common sense, we wouldn’t have injuries or accidents on or off the job. Workers need to be trained in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions as part of company profitability and professional development. Using common sense is only part of the solution in preventing injuries or accidents.

The materials provided here are provided with the permission of Contractors Insurance Service, Inc. and Mr. Ned Devereaux.

Table of Contents

Tool Box Talks (Entire PDF file)
Introduction - Why this Project?
General Safety
Common Sense Subjects

Protecting the Public

Effects of Weather
Personal Protective Equipment
Tool Use and Care
Residential Construction
Injuries, Falls From Elevated Heights
Injuries, Being Struck By (Comments on the Subject)
Injuries, Being Caught Between or Under
Fire Protection
Vehicle Safety
Additional Topics


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