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Weekly Toolbox Talk: Sprains and Strains

Notice to Supervisors: Mandatory Demonstration requires a Minimum of 20 minutes to effectively cover topic.

Sprains and strains continue to be one of the highest types of injuries within our company. By following a few simple rules, many of these injuries can be avoided or their severity greatly reduced. Medical evidence has shown that performing warm-up exercises before work and after breaks reduces strain and sprain type injuries.

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Housekeeping and Trash Removal

There are several dangers on job sites simple because of the nature of construction work. When the natural hazards found on construction jobs sites are compounded with clutter and debris, the hazard level increases and the potential for an accident or an injury substantially increases. A construction site with poor housekeeping creates an unsafe and less productive working environment.

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Safety in Your Life for 2015

The Marek Family of Companies hopes you had a great holiday season with your love ones. Is now time to look at our road ahead and is important to remember that safety is our top priority. We need to remember that we are not getting any younger and that an injury can not only put us out of work, but can also jeopardize your family’s well being.

Weekly Toolbox Talk: Our Vision: Nobody Gets Hurt

Mandatory Topic: Notice to Supervisors: Please prepare for safety meeting and ask workers to demonstrate awkward positions that might be used in your line of work, such as reaching behind, bending wrong, long reaches or twist.

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