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Toolbox Talk No. 11 - Scaffolding
March 1, 2021 Caitlin Plante

Toolbox Talk No. 11 - Scaffolding

Scaffolding is as ancient as cave paintings. The first evidence of scaffolding being used is in the oldest cave painting site in the world: Lascaux. Scaffolding has come a long way since then, making pit stops in Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt. Today, scaffolding is a vital aspect of working at heights. Read along with us at Wryker to find out how to properly use scaffolding!
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  • Toolbox Talk No. 12 - Hand Tools: Inspections & Maintenance
    April 16, 2021 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 12 - Hand Tools: Inspections & Maintenance

    Today, we have an essential topic for construction work – how to properly inspect and maintain your hand tools. Every construction worker needs a variety of tools in their belt, but to keep your tools in top shape you need to take good care of them. Whatever your favorite hand tools are, read along for helpful tips and tricks to keep them effective, and how to identify tools that need to be hung up for good.

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  • Toolbox Talk No. 11 - Scaffolding
    March 1, 2021 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 11 - Scaffolding

    Scaffolding is as ancient as cave paintings. The first evidence of scaffolding being used is in the oldest cave painting site in the world: Lascaux. Scaffolding has come a long way since then, making pit stops in Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt. Today, scaffolding is a vital aspect of working at heights. Read along with us at Wryker to find out how to properly use scaffolding!
    Read now
  • Toolbox Talk No. 10 - Roof Trash Removal
    January 27, 2021 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 10 - Roof Trash Removal

    Today, we will be specifically discussing the removal of debris from roofs. Working at heights is a dangerous job, but someone has to do it. Therefore, we need to make sure we are doing everything to ensure safety. Adequate roof trash removal is a crucial step in creating a safe environment. Read on with us to learn how to remove your debris safely.
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  • Toolbox Talk No. 9 - Housekeeping on Construction Jobsites
    January 12, 2021 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 9 - Housekeeping on Construction Jobsites

    Construction is a tough job. Hectic, long days can be overwhelming and tiring, but housekeeping on a construction site should not be skipped no matter how exhausted you may be. It is an essential task that provides a clean, safe workspace. Not only does it reduce injury, but it can also help create a positive work environment by fostering positive attitudes and good habits.
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  • Toolbox Talk No. 8 - Safety Monitor Systems
    November 16, 2020 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 8 - Safety Monitor Systems

    Working at heights is a hazardous risk, but it is necessary for construction. Here at Wryker, we are committed to providing information on the safety measures you can take to protect yourself and your fellow workers. Today we will discuss safety monitors, a commonly used method of fall protection for low slope roofs. Safety monitors are a sound way to ensure superior safety when working at heights. Read on to learn more about safety monitors: their roles, qualifying job sites, and practical advice for successful implementation.
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  • Toolbox Talk No. 7 - Wire Ropes
    August 28, 2020 Caitlin Plante

    Toolbox Talk No. 7 - Wire Ropes

    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!
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