Category: Toolbox Talks

Top 10 Tips for a Lean ISO 27001 Implementation

Are you contemplating ISO 27001 implementation but concerned about the time and management resources that will be needed? Many modern businesses operate in a lean and agile way and this is often seen as contradictory to the traditionally bureaucratic processes

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How Effective is your Safety Strategy?

Some studies estimate that the brain is bombarded with 1 850 bits of information every 1/18th of a second. It is simply too much information for the brain to process. Everything the brain doesn’t believe to be critical, at that

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Forklift Blind Spots Are Unforgiving

Forklift blind spots are everywhere. Forward, back, left and right. Hear how to avoid collisions and injuries when hauling large loads or driving backward. Sometimes powered industrial trucks, a.k.a. forklifts, have more blind spots than areas of clear vision. A

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Safety Tips for Driving Alone

Unfortunately crime is a reality so here are a few tips on how to be extra vigilant. All motorists need to be careful on the road, but female drivers have to be doubly alert. It’s an upsetting reality that women

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How to lift objects safely in the warehouse

This video describes some of the associated risk factors for injuries (particularly low back injury) within the warehouse industry. Proper lifting and handling techniques are discussed as preventative methods to reduce the risk for developing these disorders.

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Staying Safe & Sober in the Workplace

Justin Goldblatt, general manager of Runrite Electronics, explains how alcohol abuse in the workplace can be overcome. Alcohol is the most widely used and commonly available intoxicating substance. Alcohol testing has become commonplace in the industrial sector; primarily driven by

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Safety Eyewear- Personal Protective Equipment

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It takes more than money to make a happy workforce

If your employees enjoy high levels of job satisfaction, you’ll have a competitive edge in the market. Retaining employees can help drive down the costs of recruitment and training. 10 Tips on how to make your employees happy without having

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New Standard Development for Management Consultancies

“Management consultancies have the potential to help businesses fly… if they are used correctly. A new standard in development aims to help consultancies and their clients achieve the best from their consultancy projects.” Read how ISO is Shining a light on

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Competency and the Need for Professionalism

When trying to ascertain whether someone is competent to be appointed for a position in a company, it is not just the academic qualifications that are measured. Consideration needs to be given to skills based competency. Take note also of

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