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How To Deliver Effective Toolbox Talks

14th September, 2018 - Toolbox Talks

How can you deliver an effective toolbox talk? When done right, toolbox talks can have a significant positive impact on the health and safety of your workforce on site. They can help create a positive health and safety culture and reduce the number of near misses and accidents.

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30+ Free Toolbox Talks For Construction

28th August, 2018 - Toolbox Talks

Carrying out regular toolbox talks isn't always easy when you need to come up with a subject, prepare and deliver the content. In this post, we look at over 30 free toolbox talks for construction, that you can download for your site.

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Stuck For Toolbox Talk Ideas? Here's 100!

18th June, 2018 - Toolbox Talks

It can be hard to come up with ideas for health and safety toolbox talks, so check out these 100 topics to help get you started. Each toolbox talk should be focused around just one topic, so you can get the key points in, keep it relevant, keep it short and keep it interesting.

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How Often Should A Toolbox Talk Be Undertaken?

23rd August, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks are a great way to provide health and safety information to your team, and comply with legal requirements. Toolbox talks are a great way to keep your workforce refreshed and provide information. In this blog post we consider how often toolbox talks should be undertaken.

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How To Start A Safety Talk

11th August, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

It might sound simple, but safety talks can often get forgotten, and on many of the sites we have visited safety talks just done get done as often as management would like them to be. In this post we look at some of the best ways to start a safety talk.

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The Problem With Tool Box Talks - And How To Fix It

18th July, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

There's a problem with tool box talks, in that they are just not being done as often as they should be (if at all). If this sounds like your workplace, then don’t worry you are not alone. On many of the sites we have visited, it is reported that very few tool box talks are carried out.

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Why Toolbox Talks Are Important In Construction

27th June, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks are mostly used in construction. Sure, you have health and safety talks, health and safety moments and essentially, the same kind of thing in other industries. But the term toolbox talk is mostly used on construction sites. Why are these health and safety toolbox talks important?

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10 Tips For Interesting Toolbox Talks

13th June, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks can be interesting if you pick the right topics, the right delivery, and deliver the right information. In this blog post we look at 10 ways to make your toolbox talks succeed. Here are our 10 tips for interesting toolbox talks.

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Are Toolbox Talks A Legal Requirement?

18th May, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks are often used as part of a good health and safety management system to refresh, renew and provide health and safety information. But beyond being good practice, are toolbox talks a legal requirement?

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What Is A Toolbox Talk?

13th May, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

You have probably heard the term toolbox talk used around construction sites, and it is often used in other industries as well, but what exactly is a toolbox talk? A toolbox talk, also known as a safety moment, health and safety brief, safety talk, safety minute, is a talk that goes by many aliases.

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How To Find The Best Toolbox Talk Subjects

26th April, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks should be delivered frequently, and we are often asked how to pick the best subjects. Finding the best toolbox talk subjects for your team will often depend on the work being carried out and the health and safety risks they are exposed to.

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What Makes A Good Toolbox Talk?

25th April, 2017 - Toolbox Talks

A good toolbox talk requires a combination of factors… good subject, good content, good delivery, and good records. Get it wrong and your toolbox talk could end up being boring or worse, pointless. Get it right and make a real difference to the health and safety of your workforce.

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