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Toolbox Talk – Preventing Fatigue

Date: ____________________________________

Supervisor: _______________________________

Company Name: _____________________________

Job Name: ______________________________

Fatigue is often a major contributing factor in workplace incidents and injuries. The negative effects of fatigue aren’t often discussed, as fatigue is difficult to quantify in accident investigations and reports. Because of this, it is best to look at fatigue as a silent, slow killer. With this Toolbox Talk, you can encourage your employees to take care of themselves, and you can convey just how important it is to be well-rested for a day of work.

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First Aid and Care For The Injured

Toolbox Talk – First Aid and Care For The Injured

Date: ____________________________________

Supervisor: _______________________________

Company Name: _____________________________

Job Name: ______________________________

It is extremely important for all employees on a worksite to understand the basics of first aid. Contractors work in a wide variety of dangerous conditions, and they constantly face the risk of falls, struck by/caught between accidents, cuts, burns, and other injuries (depending on the industry and specific task being performed). If each employee understands the basics of first aid, this results in a safer environment for all involved. Minor injuries can be treated quickly to prevent infection or further strain. Additionally, trained employees can recognize the signs of more serious injuries, and therefore the appropriate aid can be called as soon as possible.

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