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Toolbox Talk Materials

The following Toolbox Talk materials are meant to be a guideline only, to assist in meaningful discussions about your work and workplace. Each one should be reviewed and adjusted to meet the hazards and conditions in your workplace.


Toolbox Meeting Form (PDF)






Worker's Rights

Safety Culture

Safe Work Practices and Safe Job Procedures

Near Miss Accident Theory

Early and Safe Return to Work - Duty to Co-operate /Benefits

Workplace Harassment


Habits in the Workplace

Safety - Bring it Home

Situational Awareness

Hazards and Hazard Reporting

Mind On Safety

Documenting First Aid Incidents

Respectful Workplaces


Workplace Complacency

Fatigue Awareness

Workplace Inspections

Hand Safety


Musculoskeletal Injury Controls

Stretching Exercises

Back Care - Basic Lifting

Preventing Back Injuries

Push/Pull Safety

Leg Injuries

Cold Weather Ergonomics

Shovelling & Digging


Nail Guns

Circular Saws

Powder-Actuated Tools


Hand Protection

Eye Protection

Hearing Protection

Fall Protection

Respiratory Protection

Removing Disposable Mask & Gloves


Welder's Flash Part 1

Welder's Flash Part 2

Temporary Lighting

Scaffold Safety

Temporary Heaters

Mobile Equipment

Mounting & Dismounting Excavators

Traffic Control

Tarping Loads


Driving/Road Hazards

Driving Through Construction Zones

Driver Fatigue

Distracted Driving

Defensive Driving

Emergency Preparedness for Road Travel





Asbestos - Part 1

Asbestos - Part 2

Rebar Impalement Hazards

Needle Stick and Sharp Object Injuries

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention and Control

Rags and Spontaneous Combustion

Combustible Materials


Trees and Power Lines

Carbon Monoxide

Silica Dust Exposure

Lighting Conditions

Working Near/Over Water

Working in a Confined Space 

Weather/Seasonal Hazards

Working in Extreme Cold

Winter Safety Hazards

Removing Snow from Structures

Seasonal Hazards - Spring

Wind Hazards

Hurricane Prepareness for Construction Sites


 Lyme Disease and Blacklegged/Deer Ticks

Wildlife and Construction

Infectious Disease Prevention

Mould and Mildew

Ticks (Lyme Disease, Ticks and their Removal)



Falling Objects

Fall Prevention

Floor and Roof Openings

Temporary Stairs and Handrails  

3-point Contact on Ladders

Guard Rails

Preventing Slips and Falls

3 Point Contact: Vehicles and Equipment

Working at Heights - Site Specific Training

Rope Grabs

Slip and Fall Hazards for Truck Drivers

Step Ladders

Extension Ladders

Approvals and Inspections

Formwork Leading Edge

Fall Protection: Basic Types


Other Safety Sheets


Safety Messaging Activities