Toolbox Talks on various Health and Safety Topics
What are toolbox talks?
Toolbox talks are short, informal training sessions that are designed for employers to create awareness for employees on various health and safety topics. These talks are usually held before work begins, and they can cover a wide range of topics, from workplace hazards to manual handling and working with portable electrical equipment.
What is the purpose of toolbox talks?
The purpose of these talks is to create awareness for employees on important OHS issues and to help them understand how to work safely in the workplace. They also provide an opportunity for SafetyWallet subscribers to communicate their expectations and requirements regarding OHS to their employees.
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What toolbox talks topics are available to SafetyWallet subscribers?
The talks provided to SafetyWallet subscribers at no additional charge, cover a wide range of health and safety topics, including workplace hazards, fire safety, manual handling, and working with portable electrical equipment, among others.
How are toolbox talks made available to SafetyWallet subscribers?
The toolbox talks are made available on request to SafetyWallet subscribers, who must indicate the topic of the toolbox talk they require for communication to their team. Over 100 safety topics for daily toolbox talks are available, including the following:
- Hazard recognition and identification
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Emergency procedures and response
- Working at heights and fall protection
- Electrical safety
- Fire safety
- Manual handling and lifting
- Chemical safety and hazardous substances
- Machine and equipment safety
- Working in confined spaces
- Health and wellness
- Environmental safety and sustainability
- Safe driving and transportation
- Stress management and mental health
- Ergonomics and workplace design
How long does a toolbox talk normally take?
The talks are designed to be short and to the point, usually taking between 10 to 15 minutes.