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TBT6 Power Tools

This is the last in the series of 6 tool box talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on the subject of ergonomics in construction. This on...

Ergonomics Tool Box Talks (TBT) Training Guide

CPWR-funded ergonomics research by Washington University at St. Louis led to the development of 6 tool box talks. This guide is an explanation of how...

TBT3 Positioning

This third in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks on construction ergonomics focuses on proper positioning to avoid injuries. The TBT recommends: 1)prop up a...

TBT1 Ergonomics in Construction

This is the first in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks produced by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction work. This one should b...

TBT2 Keep Reach Close

This is the second of six Tool Box Talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction. There is a guide with the series...

Getting the most out of the IUOE Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks have been the main tool for communicating safety information on construction jobs for decades. Unfortunately, there has been little res...

Toolbox Talk: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome addresses the risks associated with repetitive motion. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case ex...

Toolbox Talk: Falls: Extension Ladders

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Falls: Extension Ladders addresses the risks associated with ladders slipping, ladder supports moving, and losing balance. Th...

Toolbox Talk: Power Saws

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Power Saws addresses the risks associated with operating power saws. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case example, st...

Toolbox Talk: Falls: General Protection and Awareness

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Guardrails: General Fall Protection and Awareness addresses the risks associated with working near unguarded platforms. The r...