Toolbox Talks

Construction is risky business; there are potential hazards everywhere. This collection helps to ensure your staff are aware of these hazards and helps them to better protect their body against temporary and permanent damage.

Abrasive Wheels

Learn the different types of abrasive wheels and their characteristics.

Working at Height

What you need to think about and do when working at height. 10 Minutes

Working Alone

This toolbox talk will cover what you need to think about and do when working alone.

Step Ladder Safety

Contrary to popular belief, stepladders are not banned under health and safety law. In fact, they can be a sensible and practical option for low-risk, short-duration tasks.

Sharps Injuries

An injury resulting from a sharp object such as a needle or blade can have lifelong or fatal effects. This toolbox talk covers the potential dangers of sharps injuries, and…

Safe Working with Lift Trucks

Lift trucks are serious machines. If not used properly, they can be very dangerous, resulting in injury or death. This course covers advice to help you and those you work…


This course will help you understand RIDDOR, the law that requires employers and others in control of work premises to report and keep records of specified dangerous occurrences.

Noise and Hearing Protection

This Toolbox Talks will instruct you on how to properly protect your hearing and deal with noise.

Legionnaire’s Disease

This toolbox talk covers the health risks associated with legionnaires’ disease and looks at how it can spread in your workplace.

Introduction to Fire Safety

Most fires are preventable. This toolbox talk covers general advice on how fires start and provides guidance on substances that cause fire and explosion.

Importance of Good Housekeeping

A clean environment is a safe one.

Head Protection

Your head is the most important part of your body, so it makes sense to protect it when at work. This course covers the importance of head protection in the…

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome

This course will help you understand what causes hand-arm vibration syndrome; how to reduce the risk and protect yourself; and what to do if you experience any tingling or numbness…

Fire Prevention

As an employee, you play an important role in identifying and minimising fire hazards. This toolbox talk will cover what you need to think about and do to prevent fires…

Fire Detection and Response

You never know where or when a fire will break out. But you can take steps to make sure you know what to do. This course covers what you need…

Fire Classification and Equipment

In the event of a fire, quick thinking and action can stop the fire getting out of control and save lives.

Falling Objects

It’s said Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity when he was hit on the head by a falling apple. Unfortunately, in the workplace, the consequences of falling objects can be much…

Eye Protection

To anyone who thinks eye protection isn’t a crucial component of their tool kit – think again.

Dangers of Working at Night

Discover the dangers of working at night, and how you can make changes to reduce the risks.

Electrical Cord Safety

Defective or damaged electrical cords are a big danger, and kill people every year.

Construction Dust

Regularly breathing in construction dust over a long time can cause serious damage, so serious it can lead to death. This toolbox talk provides you with advice so you can…

Alcohol at Work

Work and alcohol don’t mix. This toolbox talk covers the effects of alcohol on your safety and others you work with.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Will you wake up?

Confined Spaces

You need to take the dangers associated with working in confined spaces seriously; if you don’t, you could end up stuck in another one. Permanently.

Workplace Vehicle Safety

This course was designed to help anyone involved in workplace transport to reduce the chances of accidents happening.