A Safety Meeting Topic is a concise talk about a specific safety topic relevant to one’s workplace. It is usually performed by a Safety Officer employed at the organization at the beginning of a meeting or shift. Also known as safety moment, safety minutes or safety briefs, these talks can be done in a variety of ways, but are typically a short (one to five-minute) discussion on a safety related topic. They can cover a variety of safety issues and remind employees of the importance of working safe, at work, at home and in all aspects of their lives.
The following Safety Meeting Topics are to be considered general information. It is not explicitly meant to replace any departmental policy, protocol or safe work procedures. These safety tips act solely to remind us of the importance of promoting health and safety, helping recognize and control hazards, increasing awareness and contributing to a safety culture both at home and work.