Toolbox Talk: Head Protection

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CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Summary Statement

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Head Protection addresses the risks associated with falling objects and overhead hazards. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case example, steps to prevent a related injury or illness, and questions for discussion. It includes an image (page 2) that illustrates the hazard, which can be posted in a central location as a reminder of steps to work safely. Click on the following links to access the English version and the Spanish version.

Graphic of two workers wearing head protection. One worker is wearing the head protection correctly. The second worker is wearing the head protection incorrectly, facing backwards.