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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...

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: Buried Utilities

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Buried Utilities addresses the risks associated with working near buried utilities. The resource includes a brief case exampl...

Toolbox Talk: Preventing Falls through Holes

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Preventing Falls through Holes addresses the risks associated with falling from roofs or through floors. The resource include...

Toolbox Talk: Overhead Power Lines

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Overhead Power Lines addresses the risks associated with operating equipment such as cranes, cherry pickers, and high lifts....

Toolbox Talk: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning addresses the risks associated with carbon monoxide. The resource includes a brief case example, st...

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 brief case example, steps to pre...

Toolbox Talk: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome addresses the risks associated with repetitive motion. The resource includes a brief case example, ste...