Safety Topics for Toolbox Talks
Construction safety is the #1 priority and it's never been easier than with Raken. Access a library of 100 toolbox talks, safety checklists, and attendance sheets in one place. Download a complimentary COVID-19 toolbox talk (provided by NECA) here.
Find all your safety topics in one place
Raken makes it easy to upload your construction safety toolbox talks (or choose from our library), bulk schedule from the office, then deliver them and track attendance in the app.
Digital Signature Capture
Just pass the device around
Raken makes it easy to capture signatures from workers: Pass around the phone or tablet and all the signatures from the safety meeting are collected digitally and uploaded right into the report.
If you don’t feel like ditching the old sign-in sheet just yet, no worries. You can easily take a photo of the sheet and Raken will automatically include it in your construction safety report for that day.
Schedule all your toolbox talks at once
Not sure which superintendents are giving which toolbox talks? With Raken, you can bulk schedule a safety topic of the day for entire projects or at the company level before the project even begins. The superintendent will get the toolbox talk delivered right to their app.
Tell the whole story of health and safety
In addition to toolbox talks for meetings, stay on top of safety with surveys and checklists that give context to what happened throughout the day. You can attach photos and add notes to improve quality control, too.
Notes and Surveys
Capture incidents with all the details
This is your place to capture anything you think the office might want to know for that day that doesn’t quite fit anywhere else. Don’t have access to a particular section of the site? See a potential worker safety hazard down the road? Just make a note of it here and keep the lines of communication open.
Safety by the numbers
The Raken Insights Dashboard gathers construction site safety data data from each of your projects and makes it digestible. Data collected from the field is sorted and organized so you can see the big picture at a glance or drill down for more details.
Watch Raken's safety talks in action
From toolbox talks to safety checklists, there are plenty of ways technology can work to help make jobsites safer. Check out this video to see how Raken helps bolster safety culture in the workplace.
Toolbox Talks definitely keeps us on track because it's very structured. You can load in what you want talked about and all the crews talk about the same thing that week. Plus, its all documented so we have proof that we did cover that topic.
Download free COVID-19 toolbox talks
We want to do our best to help make it easier for you to keep the jobsite safe. NECA has provided us with some COVID-19 safety toolbox talks—they are already loaded into the app and ready to be given in your safety meetings, or you can download the free construction safety PDFs below.
Toolbox Topic PDF
NECA Safety Toolbox Talk: COVID-19 and Other Communicable Diseases
Get the recommended precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on jobsites.
Toolbox Topic PDF
NECA Safety Toolbox Talk: What To Do if You Develop Symptoms
Follow these guidelines if you or any of your crew starts to show symptoms of COVID-19.
Toolbox Topic PDF
NECA Safety Toolbox Talk: Social Distancing for Protection
Educate your crews on the importance of physical distancing and how to maintain compliance.
Toolbox Topic PDF
NECA Safety Toolbox Talk: COVID-19 Worksite Safety
Use these construction safety tips to ensure your jobsites still in operation are following OSHA guidelines.
Toolbox Topic PDF
NECA Safety Toolbox Talk: Guidelines on Decontamination
Check out these guidelines for proper preparation and decontamination before returning to the job.
Stay in the know with COVID-19
From blogs and news articles to eBooks and guides, check out these additional resources to help keep you up-to-date and safe.
COVID-19 Safety Survey Questions
Learn how you can use our new daily survey template with safety questions specific to COVID-19 protocols across all your projects.
COVID-19 News Updates and Industry Resources
Get all the latest construction industry news and updates from our COVID-19 dedicated resource page.
Toolbox Talks Topic Library
Elimination of Hazards
First Aid Preparedness
Front End Loader Safety
Hand Safety and Injury Prevention
Hand Tools Inspections
HDPE Pipe Welding
High Hazard Activities in the Construction Industry
High Wind Dangers
Housekeeping in the Construction Industry
Hydration: The Importance of Water
Laceration Hazard and Injury Prevention
Leave Yourself an Out
Lifting and Rigging
Line of Fire Hazards
Line of Fire in the Construction Industry
Manual Handling Injury Prevention
Motor Vehicle Safety
Muddy Work Areas
Noise Induced Hearing Loss
One Billion Dollars Spent on Injuries a Week
Organization Of Laydown Yard
Overhead Hazards Overhead Powerlines
Pinch Points and Hand Injuries
Prevention PPE is the Last Resort
Pressure Washing Safety
Preventing Equipment Damage Incidents
Rationalizing Unsafe Choices
Ready for Work
Recognized Versus Unrecognized Hazards
Report All Injuries
Securing a Construction Site
Shift Work Dangers
Skid Steer Safety
Slips, Trips, and Falls
Stretching Pros and Cons
Strokes Signs and Emergency Response
Taking Ownership of Safety
Theft from a Construction Site
Underground Utility Strikes
Utility Vehicle Safety
Wind Chill Index
Winter Weather Driving
Work Area Best Practices
Working Alongside Subcontractors
Zero Injuries in the Workplace
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A toolbox talk is an informal safety meeting that covers specific topics to prevent worksite hazards and risks. They are typically given at the beginning of the day or shift, and are used to educate field crews on safety protocols and best practices.
We offer over 100 toolbox topics in our safety feature of the app. These toolbox talk topics range from personal protective equipment (PPE) to general health and safety, to fire hazards, and much more.
We are constantly working on bringing new and interesting safety meeting topics to our app. Fresh toolbox talks are a way to promote safety culture in the workplace and we are constantly working to improve the topic range of our talks.
Yes, our safety briefing topics cover all trades and types of construction. We cover all kinds of topics including the following:
There are many more toolbox topics that we cover, which can be found here.
Yes, Raken allows your field teams to upload their own safety talks which will be saved in the app.
All workers present during the safety toolbox talks can sign in digitally on the app to verify their attendance. Or, you can take a picture of the physical sign-in sheet and attach it in the app.
The toolbox talks performed in Raken can be electronically sent to the office right after the talk. These toolbox talks can be sent independent of your daily reports.
Raken’s Performance plan comes with a pre-loaded toolbox talk library of more than 100 construction safety meeting topics for multiple industries. You can find these topics in the Safety tab of the app. Use the search function to quickly find a specific talk, or upload your own. For more detailed information on how to manage and schedule toolbox topics, visit this support article.