Toolbox Talk - Living Safely Away From Work

Toolbox Talk – Living Safely Away From Work

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So far in this series of Toolbox Talks, we have focused on safety practices that pertain to the workplace. However, it is important for your employees to adopt safety as a part of their overall lifestyles, rather than an arbitrary mode that they tap into during their shifts. As a matter of fact, contractors are statistically safer at work than they are at home. If you think about it, this makes sense. Most accidents at work happen when employees are functioning on “autopilot,” or not paying attention to their surroundings. When you are at home, you are often in a relaxed, routine state. Depending on your personal habits, these routines can be dangerous to your wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. 

Use this Toolbox Talk to gently call attention to your employees’ habits away from work, and to remind them to take care of themselves.

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