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26th May, 2021 - Toolbox Talks

How To Write A Toolbox Talk

How do you write a toolbox talk? It's not always easy starting with a blank page and deciding what to talk about. Even though toolbox talks are short, preparing the talk is not always so quick and simple. There are several stages you need to go through to create the perfect toolbox talk.

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10th February, 2021 - Toolbox Talks

The Problem With Toolbox Talks (And How To Fix It)

There's a problem with toolbox 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're not alone. On many of the sites we have visited, it is reported that very few toolbox talks are carried out.

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6th October, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

9 Ways To Make Safety Toolbox Talks Interesting

Toolbox talks can be interesting if you pick the right topics, the right delivery, and you give the right information. In this blog post, we look at 9 ways to make sure your safety talks succeed, from choosing your subject to perfecting your delivery on site.

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16th September, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

What Is A Toolbox Talk?

You've probably heard the term toolbox talk used around construction sites, and 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 names.

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4th June, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

Why Toolbox Talks Are Important In Construction

Toolbox talks are short health and safety talks, mostly used on construction sites. While the term isn't limited to the construction industry, toolbox talks are an important way to spread health and safety information on site. Let's find out what makes toolbox talks important in construction.

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19th May, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

How To Start A Safety Talk

It might sound simple, but safety talks can often get forgotten, and on many of the sites we have visited safety talks just don't 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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28th April, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

How Often Should A Toolbox Talk Be Undertaken?

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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5th March, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

What Makes A Good Toolbox Talk?

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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20th February, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

Are Toolbox Talks A Legal Requirement?

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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11th February, 2020 - Toolbox Talks

9 Reasons To Have Daily Toolbox Talks

There is no a legal requirement to carry toolbox talks out daily, so if you’re not that frequent with them yet, don’t worry. But there are many reasons why daily toolbox talks are better for your business, health and safety, and team. In this post we look at 9 reasons to have daily talks.

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7th November, 2018 - Toolbox Talks

7 Toolbox Talk Formats (With Ready To Use Examples)

There are 7 formats that are commonly used to give toolbox talks - informal chats, safety briefings, handouts, presentations, demonstrations, videos and software. Some are quicker to get started than others, some do the hard work for you, and some need a bit of preparation.

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3rd October, 2018 - Toolbox Talks

The Best 100 Safety Topics For Daily Toolbox Talks

Following on from our 100 toolbox talk ideas, here are 100 of the best safety topics for daily toolbox talks detailed, including what you cover and some free toolbox talk templates you can use to deliver talks to your team!

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