18th June, 2018
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.
It can be hard to come up with ideas for health and safety toolbox talks, health and safety risks are everywhere, but narrowing down to focus on one subject can be hard.
To help you, our health and safety experts have come up with 100 topics so you can get started. You can use these 100 safety topics to carry out daily toolbox talks.
We all know we should be doing toolbox talks regularly, but preparing a large number of talks can be difficult when you're not sure what topic to write about. Where should you start?
Well, start with a subject.
Each toolbox talk should be focused around just one topic, so you can get the key points in, keep it relevant, and keep it short.
But what should that subject be?
The good news is, there are loads of health and safety topics you can pick from. Try to think about the types of hazards and risks that are relevant to the work you carry out, and the industry you are in.
You can download toolbox talks pre-completed for a variety of subjects from our library!
It's not always easy just pick a subject to base your talk on, so for inspiration, check out the video.
Did you come up with some more toolbox talk ideas when watching the video?
Start with 100, and keep going!
We cover each of these toolbox talk subjects in more detail in our blog post on The Best 100 Safety Topics For Daily Toolbox Talks.
Don't stop at 100!
Once you get started it shouldn't be too hard to think of other topics that are relevant to the work activities you are involved with.
Now you have your toolbox talk topics, you can start writing and delivering toolbox talks to your team. To get the most out of your toolbox talks, don't forget to keep them short, relevant and informative. Here's a guide on how to keep your toolbox talks interesting.
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This article was written by Emma at HASpod. Emma has over 10 years experience in health and safety and BSc (Hons) Construction Management. She is NEBOSH qualified and Tech IOSH.
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