Toolbox Talks

July30

Heat Stress

By John Howell When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses, such as heat rash, cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke can occur. These illnesses can be serious, sometimes even resulting in death. Factors Leading to Heat StressThe following are common factors that can all contribute to heat stress: · High temperature Read More

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June30

Striking Tools

By John Howell There are some general rules that apply to almost all hammers and other striking tools. Never use a striking tool for any purpose other than that for which it was intended. Never use a striking tool with a loose or damaged handle or with a mushroomed head or dull cutting edge. Some Read More

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May29

Falling or Moving Objects

Take protective measures when there is a chance of falling or moving objects. Falling or moving objects disable more than 260,000 workers a year. Of every 100 workers hurt, 14 are struck by something falling or moving. Wearing the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help workers avoid this kind of accident. In order to Read More

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April30

First Aid Basics

By John Howell The essential rules of first aid: Rule 1: Call 911 if needed. Time is important. If it is determined that emergency medical services are needed, call immediately. Rule 2: You must be properly trained and certified in first aid and CPR in order to assist an injured person. You may do more Read More

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April01

Driver Safety Accident Response

By John Howell Vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in the building industry. We are seeing more vehicle accidents every year on Cape Cod due to multiple reasons. Here are some important tips should you be involved in an accident.  Know what to do in the event of an accident so that you Read More

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