Tag Archives: Safety Meeting No-Nos

The One Guaranteed Way to Kill Toolbox Talks

This construction supervisor is wearing a red hard hat and pointing and yelling at someone.

I’ve talked to a lot of different people about how they run their toolbox talks. Nobody does things exactly the same way. But there’s one aspect that just about everyone has in common—their toolbox talks aren’t perfect. It’s easy to make an error here of there in planning, writing or executing talks. That’s not exactly […]

Warning: 5 Sure-Fire Ways to Ruin Toolbox Talks

A safety sign warns employees about a workplace hazard

Delivering toolbox talks doesn’t have to be complicated. But to get them right, you need to do several things before, during and after each toolbox talk. Here are several ways that a safety talk can go off the rails—make any of these fives mistakes and you’ll be missing out on a lot of the value […]