Toolbox Talks

Toolbox Talk No. 7 - Wire Ropes

Caitlin PlanteAugust 28, 2020

Wire ropes are an essential supply for rigging safety, but do you know how wire rope is classified? Do you know how to properly store your rope to increase its lifespan? Today on toolbox talks, we will discuss all things wire rope!

Toolbox Talk No. 6 - Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Caitlin PlanteJuly 31, 2020

Falls are no laughing matter in construction. The risk of falling should be taken seriously with proper safety precautions. In construction, falls are the leading cause of death, accounting for about one-third of all industry fatalities. Today on Toolbox Talks, we will discuss fall arrest systems, a superb method to protect yourself and your fellow workers.

Toolbox Talk No. 5 - Eye Protection

Daniel DupuisDecember 09, 2019

More than 700,000 Americans injure their eyes at work every year. 630,000 of these injuries can be prevented with due diligence. Look out for your team by getting the right eye protection for every job, every time.

Toolbox Talk No. 4 - Hard Hats

Daniel DupuisSeptember 20, 2019

Hard hats are a job site essential – you can’t step foot on many construction sites without one. But do you know when and why you need to wear one? Do you know what separates a Type 2 from a Type 1 hard hat? And how do you know when you need to replace your headgear? Read on for these and more guidelines for proper hard hat use.

Toolbox Talk No. 3 - Cold Weather

Julia FarrellMarch 29, 2019

Working outside in the winter can be dangerous, and construction workers who must brave the cold face occupational hazards like frostbite and hypothermia. Is your team ready to work in winter? This article provides an introduction to winter hazards and what you can do to keep yourself and your team safe when working in the cold.