Miller Electric Company1 of 1IntroductionSafety Toolbox Talks March 2007
SAFETY TOOLBOX TALKS
MILLER ELECTRIC COMPANY
“Quality Service Since 1928”
INTRODUCTIONTO SAFETYTOOLBOX TALKS
Welcome. If you are reading this, it must mean that you have been selected to give asafety meeting or what is often referred to as a “toolbox talk.” This book is
supposed to tell you how you should conduct these safety meetings.
know besthow to communicate with your personnel. This book serves only as an outline to helpyou in this process.The next page is a “Table of Contents.” You will notice that there are 244 different talks.The first 4 are actually Miller Electric Co. policies that you may use at your discretion inorder to explain different rules of our Company.The first section of the other meetings is an overview of the topic. This section shouldbe read before you actually give the talk. This will give you a general “heads-up” of whatyou are going to talking about. The next sections are about the specific subject. Feel freeto read this aloud to your personnel. Other sections in each of these meetings are the“training tips” and “Where to go for more information.” These sections are great forcustomizing this training to your site. If you need more information, it will also tell youwhere you need to go, as well as telling you where it acquired this data.Use the talks to your advantage. If you see an area where a little more care should beexercised, talk about it. You can give safety meeting whenever you want, however youare required to give them at least once a week. All safety meetings must bedocumented. There are sheets in the back of this booklet you may use for thispurpose. You may need to make copies of these sheets before you run out. Make sureyou keep a folder/binder of these safety meetings on the site. This is one of the firstthings an OSHA inspector will ask for when inspecting a site.If you have any questions/suggestions about these safety meetings please contact theMiller Electric Co. safety office.
THANK YOU AND HAVE A SAFE DAY.