Category: Health and Safety

Fire Prevention and Control Toolbox Talk

Why have this talk? Fire Prevention and Control Toolbox Talk. Fire kills and injures many people every year. All employees should be aware of their responsibilities to prevent fires and everyone must know what to do in the event of a fire. What will this talk cover? Fire prevention, actions to take on discovering a fire and what to do if a fire...

Asbestos Toolbox Talk

Why have this talk? Asbestos Toolbox Talk. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral and because of its excellent fire retarding and insulating properties it was widely used in the building industry in the 1980s. Research has shown that breathing in asbestos fibres may cause lung disease and cancer and it is currently the greatest single cause of work-related deaths in the...

Accident Investigation Toolbox Talk

Why have this talk? Understanding the root causes of accidents allows the organisation to make changes to control measures to prevent reoccurrence in the future. What will this talk cover? Why accident investigation is important and how to support an investigation. Immediately after an accident If a serious accident or fatality has occurred you will need to shut down the site to...

Toolbox Talk – First Aid

Why have this talk? First aid is emergency aid. It aims to minimise injury and illness until qualified medical help arrives. It can save lives. What will this talk cover? How first aid is provided by the organisation and what to do if someone falls ill or is injured. Make sure everyone knows Where the first aid kit is kept in the...

Promoting fitness in the workplace

There are ways to promote fitness that will improve wellbeing, motivation and productivity rather than just irritating your employees. Many of us spend our day mostly sitting at desks, working with computers, getting up occasionally for a cup of tea. With more than a year in and out of lockdown, fitness isn’t necessarily at the front of our minds. But...