Electrical – New Rules from OSHA

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If you deal with electricity, download this stuff RIGHT NOW.  Electricity will kill you, or your people.  These are new publications from OSHA, so you know you better.

You know what to do:

Electrical Power – PPE Requirements

Electrical Power – Fall Protection

Electrical Power – Training Requirements, Other

Electrical Power – Major Changes to the Rule

What did I tell you?  Download them all!

Other Safety Talk Website

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I was sitting at my very safe house and got a response to a post, “Safety Guy – look at my site – it is really good and has good stuff, you can link from your site over and that would be really cool.”

So I look, and it is pretty good, so here it is:

Safety Talk Ideals

Now – did he link to MY site?  No, he did not.  Sort of like ‘hey, do me a favor and I return favor’ etiquette thing on the inter webs, but, it does have good info…

Although Safety Talk Idea Guy – if you can make your talks downloadable, that makes them more popular.  Just sayin’

CALOSHA – Toolbox Talks

Toolbox Talks from CalOSHA.  Not as many as I would have thought…

Click links below for documents:

Toolbox Talk – Ergonomic Survival Guide for Cement Masons

Toolbox Talk – High Voltage Overhead Lines

Toolbox Talk – Lockout Blockout

Toolbox Talk – Power Press Safety

Toolbox Talk – Roofing Safety Slips & Falls

Toolbox Talk – Servicing Single, Split Rim & Multi-Piece Rim Wheel

Toolbox Talk – Setting Up A Tailgate Toolbox Safety Meeting

Toolbox Talk – Trenching Safety

Construction Ergonomics – Free Programs, Toolbox Talks

Move away from the same old safety programs and toolbox talks and get into what causes the majority of claims on the job.  The ‘Simple Solutions’ guide is excellent.

Click links below for documents:

Construction Ergonomics – Back

Construction Ergonomics – Knees

Construction Ergonomics – Shoulders and Neck

Ergonomics for Concrete Hoses – Skidplates

Ergonomics Survival Guide – Carpenters and Framers

Ergonomics Survival Guide – Framers

Ergonomics Survival Guide – Laborers

Ergonomics – Keep Reach Close

Ergonomics – Manual Tools

Ergonomics – Move Materials with Assist

Ergonomics – Positioning

Ergonomics – Power Tools

Ergonomics in Construction

Simple Solutions – Construction Ergonomics Guide

Confined Spaces – Programs, Toolbox Talks – OSHA, HSE, WorkSafeBC

A large selection of materials that include written programs, QuickCards, Toolbox Talks, etc.  Also from the major players in safety – OSHA, HSE, WorkSafeBC.

Click links below for documents:

A Guide to Safety In Confined Spaces

Confined Space – Is it Safe To Enter

Confined Space Program – WorkSafeBC

Confined Space QuickCard

Confined Space Safety

Confined Space Toolbox Talk

Confined Spaces – Atmospheric Testing QuickCard

Confined Spaces – OSHA Program

Confined Spaces – Permit Required QuickCard – English

Confined Spaces – Permit Required QuickCard – Spanish

Confined Spaces CPWR Toolbox Talk

Confined Spaces HSE

Confined Spaces OSHA Program

Confined Spaces

Hazards of Confined Spaces – WorkSafeBC

Know the Dangers of Confined Spaces

Free Toolbox Talks – Word Format – Download Here!

Dealing with a variety of subjects – construction related.

Note – these are not government designed, but although copyrighted, I am posting this statement from the site for any who are concerned:

“Feel free to download and use any of these toolbox talks. They are available in doc or pdf format. The doc format can be edited but if you are not comfortable with the editable form download the pdf. I will be adding new ones from time to time so if you don’t find what you want, check back later.”

Click links below for documents:

Access to Work Areas

Accident Prevention

Back Safety

Eye Protection

Fall Protection – Equipment Inspection

Fall Protection – Fall Arrest

Hearing Protection

Housekeeping

Leading Causes of Injuries

Learning from Accident Investigation

Lighting and Illumination

Near Misses

Practicing Safety

Recognizing Hazards

Trenching Working in the Wind

Free Toolbox Talks – Download Here

More free toolbox talks – variety of subjects:

Click links below for documents:

Fire Safety is Up to You

Forklift Safety Is Up to You

How to Conduct a Toolbox Talk

How to Prevent Eye Injuries on the Job

Know the Dangers of Confined Spaces

Proper Lifting for Awkward Loads

Proper Lifting Toolbox Talk

Proper Use of Dual Cartridge Respirators

Proper Use of Particulate Respirators

Protect Your Hearing on the Job

Protect Yourself from Heat Stress

Safe Use of Fire Extinguishers

Safety is Your Responsibility

Use and Care of Protective Gloves
Work Safely with Chain Saws

Work Safely with Hand Tools

Work Safety Around Electricity

Work Safety with Portable Power TOols

Free Toolbox Talks from CPWR

Free toolbox talks from CPWR – plenty to choose from.  If you have not visited these fine folks, please do so at http://www.cpwr.com.

Click links below for documents:

Aerial Lifts

Arc Welding – Fire Safety

Arc Welding Electrical Hazards

Asphalt Fumes

Biohazard Safety

Boom Collapse

Buried Utilities

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cold Weather

Confined Spaces

Cranes 2 – Stability and Tipping

Electrical Cord Safety

Electrical Power Safety

Electrical Wiring

Equipment – Falling Objects

Equipment – Getting on and Off

Equipment Maintenance

Eye Protection

Falls – Extension Ladders

Falls – General Protection and Awareness

Falls from Moving Machinery

Falls Through Holes and Openings

Fire Safety

Forklift

Hammer

Hearing Protection

Histoplasmosis

Hot Weather

Housekeeping

Lead Exposure

Lifting and Carrying Materials

Lyme Disease

Material Handling – Drywall Safety

Nail Guns

Night Shift

Overhead Power Lines

Power Saws

PPE – Wet Concrete

Preventing Falls from Rooftops

Preventing Falls from Scaffolds

Roof Collapse

Silica

Skid Steer Loaders

Step Ladders

Traffic Safety

Trench Safety

Workplace Stress

Scaffolding Resources – OSHA, WorkSafeBC, Others – Download Free

Note – the WorkSafeBC materials are from Canada, so there may be variance between their standards and standards in the United States.

Click links below for documents:

A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry

Analysis of Scaffold Issues

Baker Scaffolds Toolbox Talk

Fall From Scaffold – Oregon Talk

Falls from Scaffolds – Toolbox Talk

Guardrails for Scaffolds Toolbox Talk

OSHA Scaffolding Presentation Speaker Notes

OSHA Scaffolding Presentation

Safety Statndards for Scaffolds Used in the Construction Industry – OSHA

Scaffolding – Narrow Frame Scaffolds Fact Sheet

Scaffolding – OSHA Guide

Scaffolding Presentation

Scaffolding Requirements Toolbox Talk

Scaffolding Training Presentation