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Supervisory employees shall conduct “toolbox” or “tailgate” safety meetings, or equivalent, with their crews at least every 10 working days to emphasize safety.   — Source: Cal/OSHA, Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Section 1509(e)

Power Saws

Caught-In Hazards

Aerial Lifts

Woodworking Tools

First Aid

Vehicle Safety

Hand Signals for Cranes

Gas Cylinders

Don’t Fall!

Fire Prevention Week

Avoid Electric Shock

Advice for New Hires


Personnel Hoists

Emergency Drills

Abrasive Wheels

Safety Data Sheets

Lifting Heavy Items

Keep Lead Out of Your Body

Respiratory Protection

Common Hand Tools

Preventing Falls on Stairways

Hard Hats

Severe Weather

Power Tool Safety


Safe Work Practices

Safety Training


Back Safety

Holes and Openings

Using Fire Extinguishers

Eye and Face Protection

Don’t Text in a Work Zone

Power Tools

Operating Heavy Equipment

Vibrating Tools

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Good Housekeeping

Pneumatic Tools

Trench Hazards

Will You Be Able to Hear Tomorrow

Rigging & Hoisting

Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Personal Protective Equipment

The Fatal Four

Working Over Water

Emergency Action Plan

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