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We understand the stress of coming up with relevant safety training topics that grab the attention of your team. Nothing good comes from toolbox talk meetings without valuable, worthwhile information applicable to your job site and safety culture.
Here at Light Duty Pathway, we recognize the importance of bringing information that is worth your time of day. That’s why toolbox topics are fully integrated into LDP’s safety program for your convenience. Access our robust library of training topics to alleviate the time-consuming task of creating the agenda for scheduled safety meetings.
Light Duty Pathway guides injured workers through a structured series of safety courses. Facilitate progress and develop growth within your employee while taking time to recover. Here is a preview of some topics Light Duty Pathway covers in-depth.
A Sneak Peek Of LDP’s Toolbox Talk Topics
Bad habits die hard. Simple changes in routine can tremendously affect both efficiency and your worker’s well-being.
Never underestimate the power of a healthy sleep schedule, Inadequate sleep leads to exhaustion and hinders your awareness in the workplace. While it may sound simple, many still avoid taking the necessary steps to implement a healthy sleep schedule into daily life.
Change your schedule to maximize job performance and alertness for workplace hazards. If your employees’ continue having trouble with prioritizing a healthy sleep schedule, advise adjusting evening activities, and potentially taking proper medications. All focused on preparing employees for a successful day of work.
Working under an unstable state of mind due to substance abuse puts both the user in danger as well as colleagues. Staying Alert and making responsible, conscious decisions for your team prevents unnecessary incidents and injuries.
While driving on the clock, it is important for everyone to practice good common-sense safety habits. Ensure all cell phone use is eliminated. No text, song change, social media notification is worth risking the lives of everyone. Distracted and reckless driving highly prioritized.
Unnecessary incidents from cell phone use are possible to prevent. Everyone takes responsibility whether this is accomplished or not. The life of everyone around you, including your own, is at stake. Make intentional choices while driving and speak up when sharing a vehicle with someone not practicing common-sense safety habits.
Everyone deserves to have confidence in stepping into a safe working environment between the members of a company. Physical altercations in the workplace can largely impact the overall confidence and morale of your team. While also creating the potential for liabilities and lawsuits.
Drawing awareness of previous incidents is a great way to educate employees who tend to “stir the pot.” Clearly communicate and identify boundaries. What may be looked at as horseplay or hazing, to begin with, can lead to terrible consequences.
Teaching methods from our Safety Ambassador program on stopping outbreaks and understanding conflict management can prevent lapses in judgment. Encouraging an open-door policy may help employees feel heard and talk through their issues with someone properly trained. Remain prepared mentally for the proper next steps in such a situation. Be the leader your company needs to resolve conflicts and bring unity back into the workplace.
Encourage healthy living habits for your workers to prevent their bodies from breaking down. Without a functioning body, there is little work besides that found in our return to work with restrictions letter program. Strength and conditioning can be the difference between a healthy employee progressing in the company. and a disgruntled injured worker no longer able to contribute.
Increase awareness of the environment and safety hazards your employees are surrounded by during a work shift. Environmental conditions determine factors such as clothing type, personal protective equipment, and safety procedures. It’s best for those who work outdoors to facilitate training and awareness of unpredictable environmental conditions. Workers are reliant on your judgment and expertise to properly educate and protect them from hazardous conditions, reducing overall risk.
The dangers of an outdoor workspace and strenuous physical demands can eliminate some of the most vital personnel on your team. Understanding the extra attention required to prevent exhaustion and increase consistency is mandatory. Therefore, practicing safety procedures in the field brings value to both your company and your employees.
Increase your employees’ workplace safety by implementing these training topics as well as the many others offered by Light Duty Pathway®.
Protecting your employees with information to help facilitate health and safety discussions, decreasing the likelihood of a workplace incident.