Toolbox Talks

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.

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15 Steps a Supervisor Can Take to Prevent Fallswww
15 Steps Supervisors Can Take to Prevent Fallspdf
3 Point Contact: Vehicles and Equipmentpdf
8 Tips for Avoiding Falsified Safety Documentationpdf
Aerial Work Platformswww
Asbestos – Part 1pdf
Asbestos – Part 2pdf
Back Care – Basic Liftingpdf
Back Care – Lift Smartlypdf
Back Care – Liftingpdf
Back Care – Materialspdf
Back Care – Materials 2pdf
Carbon Monoxidepdf
Circular Sawspdf
Climbing a Ladderpdf
Cold Weather Ergonomicspdf
Combustible Materialspdf
Conducing a Workplace Inspectionwww
Construction Season Start-up Tipspdf
Control Zones for Flat Roofspdf
COR® Audit Tipspdf
Defensive Drivingpdf
Distracted Drivingpdf
Documenting First Aid Incidentspdf
Donning a Fall Protection Harnesspdf
Donning a Full Body Harnesswww
Driver Fatiguepdf
Driving In Whiteout Conditionspdf
Driving Through Construction Zonespdf
Early and Safe Return to Work – Duty to Co-operate /Benefitspdf
Emergency Preparedness for Road Travelpdf
Extension Ladderspdf
Eye Protectionpdf
Fall Protectionpdf
Fall Protection – Control Zones for Flat Roofswww
Fall Protection – Emergency Preparednesswww
Fall Protection – Floor and Roof Openingspdf
Fall Protection – Generalwww
Fall Protection & Working at Heights in Residential Constructionwww
Fall Protection Equipment – Anchorage Point & Installationpdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Anchorage Pointswww
Fall Protection Equipment – Approvals and Inspectionspdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Guard Railspdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Inspecting a Harnesspdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Lanyardswww
Fall Protection Equipment – Lanyards and Classespdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Rope Grabspdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Self Retracting Devicespdf
Fall Protection Equipment – Self-Retractable Deviceswww
Fall Protection for Sloped Roofswww
Fall Protection for Woking on a Sloped Roofpdf
Fall Protection: Formwork Leading Edgepdf
Falling Objectspdf
Fatigue Awarenesspdf
Find Your Footing: Ground Conditionspdf
Finding Your Footing – Ground Conditionswww
Fire Prevention and Controlpdf
General Emergency Preparednesspdf
Giving a Safety Talk – Tipswww
Habits in the Workplacepdf
Hand Protectionpdf
Hand Safetypdf
Hazard Reassessment Information Sheetpdf
Hazards and Hazard Reportingpdf
Hearing Protectionpdf
Hierarchy of Fall Protectionpdf
Hierarchy of Fall Protectionwww
Hurricane Prepareness for Construction Sitespdf
Improving Temporary Stairs and Handrailspdf
Infectious Disease Preventionpdf
Inspecting a Full Body Harnesswww
Inspecting an Aerial Work Platformwww
Leg Injuriespdf
Lighting Conditionspdf
Lock Out Tag Outpdf
Lyme Disease and Blacklegged/Deer Tickspdf
Mental Health and Suicide – Starting the Conversationpdf
Mind On Safetypdf
Mould and Mildewpdf
Mounting & Dismounting Excavatorspdf
MSDs – Controlspdf
MSDs – Risk Factorspdf
MSDs – Weldingpdf
MSDs – Wholebody Vibrationpdf
MSI Hazards & Controls for Heavy Civil Workpdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Boilermakerspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Carpentry Finishingpdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Concrete Floors and Drainspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Drywallpdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Drywallerspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Electricianspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for General Labourerspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Insulatorspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Painters and Decoratorspdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Pipe Tradespdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Plumbingpdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Refrigeration and Air Conditioningpdf
MSI Hazards and Controls for Rodworkerspdf
Musculoskeletal Injury Controlspdf
Nail Gunspdf
Near Miss Accident Theorypdf
Needle Stick and Sharp Object Injuriespdf
NL Construction MSI Statspdf
NL Power Safety Share – Excavator Swing Radiuspdf
OH&S Advisory from ServiceNL re Cannabis and the Workplacepdf
Powder-Actuated Toolspdf
Preventing Back Injuriespdf
Preventing Slips and Fallspdf
Preventing Slips and Fallswww
Push/Pull Safetypdf
Rags and Spontaneous Combustionpdf
Rebar Impalement Hazardspdf
Removing Disposable Mask & Glovespdf
Removing Snow from Structurespdf
Respectful Workplacespdf
Respiratory Protectionpdf
Safe Work Practices and Safe Job Procedurespdf
Safety – Bring it Homepdf
Safety Culturepdf
Safety Matters: Head Injuries and Concussionspdf
Safety Talk Tipspdf
Safety Talk: Workplace Bullying and Harassmentpdf
Sample Working at Height Plandoc
Sample Working at Height Rescue Proceduresdoc
Scaffold Safetypdf
Scaffold Safetywww
Scaffoldng Safetypdf
Seasonal Hazards – Springpdf
ServiceNL/WorkplaceNL Scaffold Safety Guide – January 2018pdf
Shovelling & Diggingpdf
Silica Dust Exposurepdf
Situational Awarenesspdf
Slip and Fall Hazards for Truck Driverspdf
Solar Eclipsepdf
Step Ladderspdf
Stretching Exercisespdf
Tarping Loadspdf
Temporary Heaterspdf
Temporary Lightingpdf
Temporary Stairs and Handrailswww
Ticks (Lyme Disease, Ticks and their Removal)pdf
Traffic Controlpdf
Trees and Power Linespdf
Trees and Power Lines Fact Sheetpdf
Trenching and Excavation Safetypdf
Welder’s Flash Part 1pdf
Welder’s Flash Part 2pdf
WHMIS 2015 GHS Fact Sheetpdf
Wildlife and Constructionpdf
Wind Hazardspdf
Winter Safety Hazardspdf
Worker’s Rightspdf
Working at Heights – Site Specific Trainingpdf
Working in a Confined Spacepdf
Working in Extreme Cold – Frostbite & Hypothermiapdf
Working Near Power Lines: Construction, Maintenance & Vegetation Brochurepdf
Working Near/Over Waterpdf
Workplace Complacencypdf
Workplace Harassmentpdf
Workplace Inspectionspdf
Workplace Violence Risk Assessment – Employee Questionnairepdf
WorkplaceNL MSIP Week 2018 Tip 1: Planning Your Work Daypdf
WorkplaceNL MSIP Week 2018 Tip 2: Making the Commitmentpdf
WorkplaceNL MSIP Week 2018 Tip 3: Pain and Discomfortpdf
WorkplaceNL MSIP Week 2018 Tip 4: Stresspdf
WorkplaceNL MSIP Week 2018 Tip 5: Fatiguepdf

Disclaimer: The materials above are provided to assist organizations with the development of their Occupational Health and Safety Program.  Companies should review and update materials to reflect their unique operations. The information presented is intended for general use and may not apply to every circumstance. It is not a definitive guide to government regulations and does not relieve persons using this information from their responsibilities under applicable legislation. The NLCSA does not guarantee the accuracy of, nor assume liability for, the information presented here.