Tag Archives: Seasonal

Toolbox Talks for August: Monthly Toolbox Talks

Construction workers are standing on scaffodling at sunset

If you ask me, August is the the most challenging month for tailgate meetings. So what should you do for toolbox talks for August? I’ve got a few ideas for you. The most common and obvious hazard is the temperature, but if your workers are affected by heat stress then you’ve already been talking about […]

Toolbox Talks for July: Monthly Topics for Safety Meetings

A Construction Worker Removes PPE on Hot Day in July

There is lots to talk about in toolbox talks for July. From the weather heating up to important off-the-job issues, there’s no shortage of relevant toolbox topics. If you’re not sure what to discuss in safety meetings in July, here are a few items to consider covering. Heat Stress Heat stress is a recurring theme […]

How to Get the Most from Winter Toolbox Talks

Workers shovel a sidewalk in the winter weather

We all know that winter weather can be a problem. And so do your workers. Nobody needs to be told that it’s easy to slip on ice, or that cold weather can cause frostbite or worse. But there’s no getting around the fact that winter conditions will still contribute to injuries every year—even though everybody […]

Toolbox Talks for November: Monthly Toolbox Talks

A fatigued truck driver yawns while driving.

A lot of people struggle with topics for toolbox talks for November. It’s shoulder season and the safety issues aren’t as obvious as they are for other months. I’ve pulled together some issues that should be addressed in November. (But don’t forget that other safety topics should still be discussed too.) Weather Issues Guns N’ […]

Toolbox Talks for October: Monthly Toolbox Talks

Mature carpenter in workshop using circular saw while wearing eye protection at home

There’s no shortage of things to talk about in toolbox talks for October. The month is host to several safety awareness campaigns that cover issues like eye safety, hearing protection and fire safety. Weather can also be a big factor in October, especially when it comes to slips, trips and falls. Eye Safety (Especially at […]