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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: Equipment Maintenance

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Equipment Maintenance addresses the risks associated with not properly maintaining, repairing, cleaning, and storing construc...

Toolbox Talk: Lead Exposure

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Lead Exposure addresses risks associated with lead fumes and dust. The resource includes a brief case example, steps to preve...

Toolbox Talk: PPE: Wet Concrete

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Wet Concrete addresses the risk of burns and skin irritation associated with working near wet concrete. The resource includes...

Toolbox Talk: Equipment: Falling Objects

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Falling Objects addresses the risks associated with unsecured loads and tools. The resource includes a brief case example, st...

Toolbox Talk: Lifting and Carrying Materials

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Lifting & Carrying Materials addresses the risk of back injuries when working with heavy materials. The resource includes a b...

Toolbox Talk: Equipment: Getting On and Off

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Equipment: Getting On and Off addresses risks associated with getting on and off of heavy equipment. The resource includes a...

Toolbox Talk: Lockout/Tagout: Electrically Powered Equipment

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Lockout/Tagout addresses the risks associated with unattended electrically-powered equipment injuring workers. The resource i...

Giving Effective Toolbox Talks

This short Laborers' newsletter article describes 13 key elements for creating a toolbox talk that can make a difference on a construction site. The L...