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FAQs

Toolbox Talks

A Toolbox Talk is an informal group discussion that focuses on a particular safety issue. These talks can be used to promote department safety culture on a daily basis as well as to facilitate health and safety discussions on job sites.
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If delivered properly, a Toolbox Talk can be an ideal way to provide timely safety reminders to employees, improve safety awareness and contribute to an improved safety culture.

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Talk directly to your audience, keep it brief, make your talk interactive and involve those in the room and tell a story to go with your Toolbox Talk. People remember stories!

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The Health and Safety Hub Toolbox Talks are different from most Toolbox Talks in that they are a hand out with pictures as well as an informative talk. This means your employees can refer back to the document at a later date to remind themselves of the subject matter and the precautions they need to take.

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As with any health and safety information you pass on to employees or contractors it is always a good idea to record the name of the Toolbox Talk on a signatory document and then get all those that attended to sign and date to say they have received it.

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There is no set regime for giving toolbox talks but regular weekly / monthly interaction with all employees, involving them and making them aware of health and safety issues will improve the health and safety culture of your organisation. If there is an incident of accident you might find it good to focus on that for the next toolbox talk.

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