Toolbox Talks

August28

Why Accidents Occur

By John Howell Every accident is caused by a breakdown in one of four areas: the worker, the tools used, the materials used, or the methods used. Often there is a breakdown in at least two areas; one being the worker and the other coming from one of the three other areas. The accident’s cause Read More

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July25

How to Choose a Builder

By Tony Shepley Why do you need a builder? If you don’t speak the language every day, understanding it can be a huge learning curve. Have you ever listened to aircraft pilot radio communications? To us, the untrained, they are cryptic gibberish. We are not unintelligent, we are simply inexperienced. You or I could, with Read More

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July23

Toolbox Talks: Extension Cords

By John Howell Extension cords are everywhere Extension cords can be found in nearly all vocational settings due to the widespread use of electronic equipment and electrically powered tools. They are more susceptible to damage than fixed wiring because they are exposed, flexible, and unsecured. The normal wear and tear on extension cords can loosen Read More

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June18

Toolbox Talks

By John Howell Floor and Roof Openings Proactive preventive safety measures: Safely covering an opening with a piece of plywood requires more than placing the material over the hole. The hole should be covered and secured with a cover large and rigid enough to prevent failure and movement. Holes should be marked with danger warnings. Read More

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May28

Electrical Hazards

By John Howell Electrical hazards are doubly hazardous in that there is not only the chance of electrocution but also, there is the probability that any electric shock will cause a loss of consciousness that may well result in a fall of some sort. Today we will discuss methods of receiving an electric shock and Read More

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