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Commitment to Safety: What Commitment to Safety Means

Commitment to Safety: What Commitment to Safety Means

Welcome to this important safety orientation titled Commitment to Safety brought to you by Safety Matters, Incorporated. This course has been developed to explain how safety can be incorporated into your duties in the workplace each and every day. This takes a true...
Hearing Conservation: What is Sound? – Toolbox Talk

Hearing Conservation: What is Sound? – Toolbox Talk

Sound is, essentially, variations of air pressure caused by vibrations. Sound has both frequency and intensity. Frequency, or pitch, refers to the number of sound vibrations per second. This is expressed as cycles per second, or hertz. Sounds can be low in pitch, like...
Spill Prevention Techniques – Toolbox Talk

Spill Prevention Techniques – Toolbox Talk

A spill of a chemical could immediately endanger you and your co-workers who are near the spill. It may even present a danger to others within the facility and possibly even those in the nearby community. It may also contaminate the environment. You can reduce this...
Types of Slips, Trips, and Falls – Toolbox Talk

Types of Slips, Trips, and Falls – Toolbox Talk

Slips and trips are caused from unintended or unexpected change in the contact between the foot and walking surface. Slips and trips do not always result in a fall. Back injuries, strains, sprains, turned ankles or other painful injuries can occur due to jerking and...
NFPA 70E: Arc Flash Safety – Toolbox Talk

NFPA 70E: Arc Flash Safety – Toolbox Talk

An arc flash is, very simply, an electrical short circuit through air. It doesn’t matter whether it occurs from phase to ground or phase to phaser. What does matter for it to occur is that enough energy is present to perpetuate the arc. Both lightning and an...
Respiratory Selection – Toolbox Talk

Respiratory Selection – Toolbox Talk

Respirators come in a wide variety of types, shapes, and sizes. The specific type required for adequate protection depends on the type of hazardous substance in the work environment and the type of work being performed. To select the correct respirator, it is...